DICK WINTERS

DICK WINTERS: Hang Tough
Air Date: 
Sunday, May 25th - 3:00pm
Episode Title: 
Hang Tough

DICK WINTERS: "HANG TOUGH" honors one of World War II's most respected combat leaders - Major Richard D. Winters (1918-2011). Emmy -winning British actor Damian Lewis (Homeland), narrates the documentary and shares his thoughts on Winters, who he portrayed in the acclaimed HBO mini-series Band of Brothers.

"HANG TOUGH" traces Winters' formative years growing up in Pennsylvania, his development as a leader in the U.S. Army, the famed attack on Brecourt Manor on D-Day, and the dedication on June 6, 2012 of the Richard D. Winters Leadership Monument in Normandy, France. In addition to Winters' own recollections, original members of Winters' unit, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne, speak of his commitment to his men, his heroism and his legacy.

Now Shipping - sherlock Season 3 @ ShopPBS.org. Order Now!

Online Membership PBS Logo 125X125 More Ways to Support WCTE

WCTE depends upon the support of our membership to produce and broadcast quality programming like this. Please help us continue this 30+ year tradition of community involvement by contributing to WCTE today.

share