Joe Toye: Three day supply of K-rations, chocolate bars, Charms candy, powdered coffee, sugar, matches, compass, bayonet, entrenching tool, ammunition, gas mask, musette bag with ammo, my weapon, my .45, canteen, two cartons of smokes, Hawkins mine, two grenades, smoke grenade, Gammon grenade, TNT, THIS bullshit, and a pair of nasty skivvies!

Frank Perconte: What’s your point?

Joe Toye: This stuff weighs as much as I do! I still got my chute, my reserve chute, my Mae West, my M1.

Frank Perconte: Where you keeping the brass knuckles?

Joe Toye: I could use some brass knuckles.


Joe Toye and Frank Perconte

Band of Brothers