Monday, March 7, 2011

Major Richard "Dick" D. Winters (January 21, 1918 – January 2, 2011)

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Winters quoted a passage from a letter he received from Sergeant Mike Ranney, 

"I cherish the memories of a question my grandson asked me the other day when he said, 'Grandpa, were you a hero in the war?' Grandpa said 'No… but I served in a company of heroes.'"

in memory of Major Richard "Dick" D. Winters (January 21, 1918 – January 2, 2011)


Major Richard "Dick" D. Winters (January 21, 1918 – January 2, 2011)[1] was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. He commanded Company "E", 2nd Battalion506th Parachute Infantry Regiment101st Airborne Division, during World War II. 

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