Lieutenant Colonel Ronald Speirs

an “officer with a reputation”

In a military career spanning 22 years, Speirs has been lauded as a hero, embroiled in controversy and celebrated in both print and TV. This website looks at the real man behind the reputation.

Lieutenant Colonel RONALD C. SPEIRS


His Reputation

Speirs never courted publicity himself preferring in stay out of the limelight during the making of band of brothers. Read about the man in the words of those friends, family and colleagues who knew him.

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Speirs has been infamous for his role in two war-time controversies but the true facts have never been found. Here, we collate all the main, credible versions of events, relying on eye-witness reports, to get to the bottom of what really happened.

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