Jan 11, · Richard Winters was born in Ephrata, Pa., to Richard and Edith Winters on Jan. 21, Dick, as he preferred to be called, enlisted in . Jan 10, · Dick Winters, the Easy Company commander whose World War II exploits were made famous by the book and television miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died in central Pennsylvania. He was
HERSHEY — Richard "Dick" Winters, the Easy Company commander whose World War II exploits were made famous by the book and television miniseries "Band of . Jan 21, · Winters died January 2, at Columbia Cottage in Palmyra. His wife of more than 60 years, Ethel, died just over a year later on April 11, Winters collections are held at Gettysburg as well as the Hershey Derry Township Historical Society, to which Major Winters donated his personal belongings.
Capt. Richard Winters Dick Winters' path toward war mirrored that of millions of other American veterans of Tom Brokaw's "greatest generation." Born in Lancaster, Pa., on January 21, , Winters spent his formative years in eastern Pennsylvania. His early heroes were Babe Ruth and Milton S. Hershey, who had founded a school for boys in the. Dec 26, · Hershey Derry Township Historical Society: Great display on Major Dick Winters' leadership in WWII. - See 28 traveler reviews, 18 candid photos, and great deals for Hershey, PA, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.
Maj. Dick Winters never considered himself a hero. Instead, according to those who knew him, he was a humble man who had a natural ability to lead, coupled with . Winters himself published a memoir in entitled "Beyond Band of Brothers." Two years ago, an exhibit devoted to Winters was dedicated at the Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society. Winters, in frail health in later years, has also been the subject of a campaign to raise money to erect a monument in his honor near the beaches of Normandy.