Denver Randleman

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About Denver Randleman

  • Participated in conflicts: World War II

Staff Sergeant Denver "Bull" Randleman (November 20, 1920 – June 26, 2003) was a non-commissioned officer with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army during World War II. Randleman, who was commonly known by his nickname "Bull" Randleman, was portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers by Michael Cudlitz. Randleman was born in Rector, Arkansas. Dropping out of high school during his junior year, he left Rector during the Great Depression looking for work and ended up in a foundry in Michigan. He enlisted in the United States Army on August 19, 1942 in Kalamazoo, Michigan shortly after the United States' entry into World War II. He was a member of the famed Band of Brothers of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne. Bull's training originated at Camp Toccoa, Georgia in August 1942 under Captain Herbert Sobel. On June 6, 1944, Randleman, along with the rest of the 101st, 82nd, and British 6th Airborne Divisions, dropped into France, eventually regrouping with Easy Company after missing his landing zone, a fate suffered by many men that night. During the failed Operation

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