General Taylor is referenced as the target of a hypothetical complaint letter from Thomas Zanovich, relating to the travel in columns. The real-life Maxwell Taylor was the commander of the 101st Airborne Division from Operation Overlord until his retirement in 1959.
Eisenhower appears in photos in Road To Hill 30 as well in the bonus deleted level Nine Days Earlier.
Robert Cole is a major character in the first two Brothers In Arms games playing a very significant part of the storyline. He was a real life medal of honor recipent.
Robert F. SinkEdit
Colonel Robert F. Sink was the commander of the 501st, 502nd and 506th Parachute Infantry Regiments from Operation Overlord to the ramiander of the war. Because he spent so much time in charge of the 506th, the Regiment earned it's nickname "Five-oh-Sink", which is also the name of the second mission in Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway.