11 January 2011

The Greatest Generation...

must read book...continues to fade away...

An intensely private and humble man, Winters had asked that news of his death be withheld until after his funeral, Jackson said. Winters lived in Hershey, Pa., but died in suburban Palmyra.


4 comments:

jckirlan said...

I knew Dick Winters through a 3rd party who served underneath him. i knew of him and the rest of the 101st before the miniseries and movie. The man I knew and the stories he told me, lead me to know that this was a great group of men. I had them sign my Stephen Ambrose books of their history and was invited to their annual meeting. it is one of my most cherished material goods.
God Bless and God's speed to him and all of those you protect our freedom.

Neo Conservative said...

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i can't speak to the book... but the hbo series was one of the most compelling things i've ever seen about wwII.

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jckirlan said...

The book is a fantastic read and very difficult to put down. It would be interesting to read it after watching the HBO Series.

Mr. Neutron said...

Dick Winters, and other great men like him, will be remembered and honoured long after the My Needs, My Rights, I, Me, My, Its All About Me crowd is dead, buried, and forgotten.