Private Roy Cobb was a soldier who served with the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, U.S. 101st Airborne Division, in Easy company during World War II. He was played by Craig Heaney in the 10-part television mini-series Band of Brothers. Roy Cobb was discharged from service after assaulting an officer. He was portrayed in Band Of Brothers as a very unfriendly and bitter person. This is thought to be because he served so long in the army but was never promoted. During the drop into Normandy, Cobb was wounded in the plane he was in and could not jump. He rejoined Easy Company after they returned from Normandy and parachuted into Holland as a part of the unsuccessful Allied attempt in taking a number of bridges across the Rhine as a part of Operation Market Garden. He also fought in the Battle of the Bulge and at Haguenau as well.
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