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A Company of Heroes: Personal Memories about the Real Band by Marcus Brotherton

By Marcus Brotherton

After the Band of Brothers went domestic, they by no means forgot the teachings of war... After chronicling the non-public tales of the Band of Brothers in We who're Alive and stay, writer Marcus Brotherton offers a set of remembrances from the households of the warriors of simple Company-and how their wartime reviews formed their lives off the battlefield. an organization of Heroes is an intimate, revealing portrait of the lives of the lads who fought for our freedom in the course of many of the darkest days the realm has ever known-men who lower back domestic with a newfound knowledge and honor that they handed onto their households, and that proceed to motivate new generations of american citizens.

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Brammer, J. K. Swearingen, E. A. Bruton and P. Sherwood, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 99, 4956±61 (2002). Copyright 2002 National Academy of Sciences, USA. (see also Plate 7). 18 Crystal Design: Structure and Function In their work in this area, Orpen and co-workers have sought to prepare hydrogen-bonded halometallate salts using the planar 4, 4H -bipyridinium dication [41b,42]. They note that while synthon I results from combination with the square-planar [MCl4 ]2À anion, neither synthon I nor II arises when tetrahedral [MCl4 ]2À or octahedral [MCl6 ]2À anions are used, in contrast to the use of the [H2 (DABCO)]2‡ cation by Brammer et al.

Fang and F. C. Pigge, J. Chem. , 3855±67 (2000). Reproduced by permission of the Royal Society of Chemistry. (see also Plate 8). Hydrogen Bonds: Application to Crystal Design 21 The relationship between the 1D assembly V and either the coordination polymer III or the organic hydrogen-bonded assembly IV is readily apparent. Conceptually, the relationships involve replacement of linear N±M±N linkages by linear hydrogen-bonded linkages (carboxyl dimer) or vice versa. A linear assembly such as V results not only from the linear hydrogen-bonded link, but from the rigidity of the ligands and from the trans coordination of the ligands at the metal centre.

Such systems are exempli®ed by the systems [M(NCE)2 (OH2 )2 (4, 4H -bipy)] Á (4, 4H -bipy) (M ˆ Co, E ˆ S [30c]; M ˆ Fe, E ˆ S or Se [78]). Ciani and co-workers have also explored this theme, illustrating that both single and double M(OH2 ) Á Á Á (4, 4H -bipy) Á Á Á (H2 O)M hydrogen-bonded links between metal centres can be achieved in related systems [30d]. In one system, [Fe(OH2 )3 (ClO4 )(4, 4H -bipy)]ClO4 Á 4, 4H -bipy, alternate parallel {Fe(4, 4H -bipy)}n 2n‡ coordination polymers are linked by single then double hydrogen-bonded 4, 4H -bipy bridges.

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