Farewell to WWII hero Maj. Dick Winters, who passed away Jan. 2 following a battle with Parkinson's Disease. If you've read Stephen Ambrose's book or watched the HBO miniseries, you'll likely already have mental pictures of Winters' acts of heroism during harsh fighting in Europe during the war. This is what he looked like in 1945:
if you never heard of him, follow up and get familiar with a a real man, a leader and a hero, some of his heroics are taught at West Point up to this day and many men survived to live a full and peaceful life due to his leadership. The world is grateful for his life and sad in its passing.