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Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters, the Man Who Led the Band of Brothers

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  • Posted December 9, 2009

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    "Biggest Brother" Brilliant

    As a fan of Band of Brothers, I was eagerly interested in reading Biggest Brother. The book guides you through the life of Major Dick Winters and how his life was affected by the war. It also shares his personal descriptions of what went on during the war through excerpts of letters he had written to a friend during that time. It is inspirational to understand his journey. I could not put it down. Best of all, the book depicts Major Winters' description of how Band of Brothers came to be when Stephan Ambrose expressed his interest. I enjoyed reading about Winters' relationships with Ambrose, Tom Hanks, and Stephan Spielberg. It showed that even after so many years, Winters still had the best interest of his men at heart.
    This is a great read for any World War II buff, and particularly enjoyable if you are familiar with Band of Brothers. You won't be disappointed!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2013

    Biggest Brother

    If you enjoyed Band of Brothers buy this book and read it. It documents the experiences of Dick Winters in the the 101st in a very interesting read

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  • Posted October 8, 2008

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    The story of a true hero a man of convictions, honor and courage.

    A great telling of the life of Major Dick Winters. Anyone who has read or saw Band of Brothers MUST read this. When all you can think of what is wrong with this country Dick Winters is one of the things that are right. If he ran for president I would vote for him hands down a true man of character and courage. A true American HERO.

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