Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters
Title: Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters
Author: Dick Winters,Cole C. Kingseed
On D-Day, when Easy Company’s commanding officer is killed, Winters takes charge minutes after landing deep in German territory and leads an assault against a German battery. Winters has been praised as an exemplar of leadership, and here he shows what he did to earn that praise and how he did it.
They were called Easy Company?but their mission was never easy. Immortalized as the Band of Brothers, they suffered 150% casualties while liberating Europe?an unparalleled record of bravery under fire. Winner of the Distinguished Service Cross, Dick Winters was their legendary commander. This is his story?told in his own words for the first time.
On D-Day, Winters assumed leadership of the Band of Brothers when its commander was killed and led them through the Battle of the Bulge and into Germany?by which time each member had been wounded. Based on Winters?s wartime diary, Beyond Band of Brothers also includes his comrades? untold stories. This is a moving memoir by the man who earned the love and respect of Easy Company?and who is a hero to new generations worldwide.