Skip to comments.Grandpa, where you a hero in the war?
Posted on 03/05/2013 5:02:55 PM PST by navysealdad
Richard D. "Dick" Winters (January 21, 1918 January 2, 2011) was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. He commanded Company "E", 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, during World War II. Winters parachuted into Normandy in the early hours of D-Day, and fought across France, the Netherlands, Belgium, and eventually into Germany. Later in the war, Winters rose to command the 2nd Battalion. Following the German surrender, he left the 506th and was then stationed in France where senior officers were needed to oversee the return home.
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World War II Hero, Major Dick Winters & his Band of Brothers
May he rest in peace and I thank him for his service.
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Grandpa, I hear, where you?
He’s a great man and we’ve lost many like him, including those lost in Iraq and Afghanistan and for what?