Military history

Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters

Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters

Immortalized as the Band of Brothers, they suffered 150% casualties while liberating Europe—an unparalleled record of bravery under fire. Dick Winters was their commander—"the best combat leader in World War II" to his men. This is his story—told in his own words for the first time.

Part One: Band of Brothers

Chapter 1: Beginnings

Chapter 2: There Is Nothing Easy in Easy Company

Chapter 3: From Benning to Shanks

Chapter 4: Old Beyond My Years

Part Two: In the Time of Achilles

Chapter 5: Day of Days

Chapter 6: Carentan

Chapter 7: Holland

Chapter 8: The Island

Part Three: In War’s Dark Crucible

Chapter 9: Interlude

Chapter 10: Surrounded Again

Chapter 11: The Final Patrols

Chapter 12: Victory

Part Four: Finding Peace After a Lifetime of War

Chapter 13: Occupation

Chapter 14: Coming Home

Chapter 15: Steve Ambrose Slept Here

Chapter 16: Reflections