Richard D. Winters (Jan 21, 1918 – Jan 2, 2011)…This belongs here,because this Man survived The Battle Of The Bulge, and told his story, along with the other survivors of the 101st Airborne, E Company, on Band Of Brothers. They truly endured so much.
Band of Brothers (2001( Great movie!.. this Emmy-nominated miniseries profiles the men of Easy Company, the airborne infantry regiment that parachuted into France on D-Day, fought the Battle of the Bulge and captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Drawn from journals and letters -- the drama underscores the extraordinary fear and unflagging bravery that made these soldiers heroes. Damian Lewis, Donnie Wahlberg, Ron Livingston...1,3,27
The main character of ‘Saving Private Ryan’, Pfc James Francis Ryan (portrayed by Matt Damon) is based on Sgt Frederick ‘Fritz’ Niland, Company H, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Muck’s best friend in high school. Therefore, Skip Muck is the connection between the two movies, ‘Band of Brothers’ and ‘Saving Private Ryan’