Monte Lamb's Reviews > Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters, the Man Who Led the Band of Brothers
Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters, the Man Who Led the Band of Brothers
This book filled in a lot of information about Major Dick Winters who famously led THE BAND OF BROTHERS in the book and television series. It is impossible for me to read anything about Major Winters without feeling awe and admiration for him and how he handled himself in the war. This book is not nearly so well written as BAND OF BROTHERS but it does fill in a lot of details about his personal life before and after the war. It brings several things together from the earlier book, particularly his relationship with Lewis Nixon. Also, it goes into detail on how the book and tv series came about and Winters participation in both. He was quite forceful on having somethings changed in the tv series, but felt that it was a very good job of portraying how the men fought and lived during the war.
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