Monday, January 10, 2011

Major Dick Winters 1918 - 2011

Major Dick Winters has died; from PennLive:

Dick Winters, the former World War II commander whose war story was told in the book and miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died.  Dick Winters led a quiet life on his Fredericksburg farm and in his Hershey home until the book and miniseries “Band of Brothers” threw him into the international spotlight.
Winters, of course, never saw himself as a hero, but of course he was:

(H/T:  Memeorandum)

1 comment:

Donald Douglas said...

Thanks for posting this. I thought about Dick Winters today. Hopefully there'll be more commemoration of him after the Arizona news subsides a bit.