Major Dick Winters was born in Pennsylvania in 1918. He was one of the initial officers assigned to Easy Company of the 101st Airborne. Winters jumped into France on D-Day and commanded the unit now known as the Band of Brothers. Promoted to captain and then battalion commander, he led his men through the Battle of the Bulge and captured Berchtesgaden, Hitler's Bavarian retreat. Major Winters died in January 2011.
Books by Dick Winters
0 stars 0 commentsBeyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters
by Major Dick Winters and Cole C Kingseed
The remarkable story of the Band of Brothers, told by its commanding officer