Nightly News | January 11, 2011
>>> retired army major dick winters has died. he was best known as the leader of the 101st airborne division 's easy company during world war ii . the band of brothers in the book and later in a series on hbo, where he was portrayed by actor damian lewis as a natural leader who took care of his men above all easy company parachuted into france and played a huge role in the d-day invision and fought their way across europe. winter's always denied he was a hero saying, instead, he served in a company of them. dick winters was 92 years old.