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Biggest brother : the life of Major D. Winters, the man who led the band of brothers

Author: Larry Alexander
Publisher: New York : NAL Caliber, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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They were the Easy Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Army Airborne, the legendary fighting unit of World War II. And there was one man every soldier in Easy Company looked up to--Major Richard D. Winters. Here is the compelling story of an ordinary man who became an extraordinary hero--from Winters's childhood in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, through the war years in which his natural skill as a leader elevated him through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alexander, Larry, 1951-
Biggest brother.
New York : NAL Caliber, ©2005
(OCoLC)622035869
Named Person: Richard D Winters; Richard D Winters
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Alexander
ISBN: 0451215109 9780451215109
OCLC Number: 57069598
Description: xxii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Damian Lewis --
Prologue: Shrine Auditorium, Hollywood --
The $10,000 Jump --
"$21 a Day, Once a Month" --
"I'll Meet You at the North Star" --
"A Very, Very Tough Day" --
"I Just Knew You'd Do Well" --
"We Took a Hell of a Licking" --
"My Luck Is Still Holding ..." --
"Here We Go Again" --
"You Can't Leave Us, Sir" --
"Their Guys Are Probably Dumber than Ours" --
"Now I Know Why I'm Here" --
"The Spoils of War" --
"I'll Bet You Thought I Was Gonna Shoot You" --
"I'll See You after I Make the Final Jump" --
"I Think E Company Has a Story to Tell" --
"This Is Our Last Hurrah" --
Epilogue: "Everybody Wants a Piece of You" --
Dick Winters on Leadership.
Responsibility: Larry Alexander.
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They were the Easy Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Army Airborne, the legendary fighting unit of World War II. And there was one man every soldier in Easy Company looked up to--Major Richard D. Winters. Here is the compelling story of an ordinary man who became an extraordinary hero--from Winters's childhood in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, through the war years in which his natural skill as a leader elevated him through the ranks in combat, to now, decades later, when he may finally be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions on D-Day.

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