Hang Tough by Erik Dorr audiobook

Hang Tough: The WWII Letters and Artifacts of Major Dick Winters

Erik Dorr  and Jared Frederick
Foreword by Bradford Freeman
Read by Roger Wayne  

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The compelling WWII correspondence of Major Dick Winters, commander of the Band of Brothers. Major Dick Winters of the 101st Airborne gained international acclaim when the tale of he and his men were depicted in the celebrated book and miniseries Band of Brothers. Hoisted as a modest hero who spurned adulation, Winters epitomized the notion of dignified leadership. His iconic World War II exploits have since been depicted in art and commemorated with monuments. Beneath this marble image of a reserved officer is the story of a common Pennsylvanian tested by the daily trials and tribulations of military duty. His wartime correspondence with pen pal and naval reservist, DeEtta Almon, paints an endearing portrait of life on both the home front and battlefront—capturing the humor, horror, and humility that defined a generation. Interwoven with postwar reminiscences and rich historical context, Winters's letters offer compelling insights on the individual costs and motivations of World War II service members.

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The compelling WWII correspondence of Major Dick Winters, commander of the Band of Brothers.

Major Dick Winters of the 101st Airborne gained international acclaim when the tale of he and his men were depicted in the celebrated book and miniseries Band of Brothers. Hoisted as a modest hero who spurned adulation, Winters epitomized the notion of dignified leadership. His iconic World War II exploits have since been depicted in art and commemorated with monuments.

Beneath this marble image of a reserved officer is the story of a common Pennsylvanian tested by the daily trials and tribulations of military duty. His wartime correspondence with pen pal and naval reservist, DeEtta Almon, paints an endearing portrait of life on both the home front and battlefront—capturing the humor, horror, and humility that defined a generation. Interwoven with postwar reminiscences and rich historical context, Winters's letters offer compelling insights on the individual costs and motivations of World War II service members.

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Author Bio: Erik Dorr

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 9.26
Audience: Adult
Language: English