Mittwoch, 19. Januar 2011

Major Richard Winters (Band of Brothers) dies aged 92

Maj Richard Winters, whose WWII heroism was captured in the TV mini-series Band of Brothers, has died at the age of 92.
Maj Winters' death was confirmed by a family friend, and followed a long battle with Parkinson's disease.

Richard Winters, 2002
A really exeptionel Man who was inspiration and comrade to all men under his command. His biggest deed in WW2 was the  13-man attack on a fortified German gun placement (Brecourt) which was also captured in the TV Series "Band of Brothers"

Rest in Peace!

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