Even though I’ve only met him a few times, my heart aches to know that someone I dearly loved and respected has passed away. The first time I met Babe Heffron I was kinda star stuck to be meeting someone I’d gotten to ‘know’ through a tv series and the book he co-authored. But he was such a…
Request: Pvt. Antonio Garcia in Band of Brothers
Another Eagle has flown away… May you be at peace Edward “Babe” Heffron. You were a hero to all of us.
May 16th, 1923 - December 1st, 2013
So this is a photo I took of Easy vets Ed Tipper and Babe Heffron, and Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter. It was taken two years ago at the Band of Brothers panel I attended in Boston. I feel so lucky that I got to have the privilege of listening to and meeting Mr. Heffron. Rest in peace Babe, you will not be forgotten.
RIP Edward "Babe" Heffron, 101st Airborne Division, 1923- ∞