Dick Winters, of ‘Band of Brothers’ fame, dies | PennLive.com

A hero has left us…quiet courage, the ability to have his men follow him to hell without having to raise his voice. There is a lesson in there somewhere.

Dick Winters, the former World War II commander whose war story was told in the book and miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died.

Dick Winters led a quiet life on his Fredericksburg farm and in his Hershey home until the book and miniseries “Band of Brothers” threw him into the international spotlight.
Since then, the former World War II commander of Easy Company had received hundreds of requests for interviews and appearances all over the world.  Dick Winters, of ‘Band of Brothers’ fame, dies | PennLive.com