Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters
Publish date: March 2nd 2006
Publisher: Berkley Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
I probably should have just read Band of Brothers, but this was the one that was on sale, so this was the one I read. Winters is a very poor writer on a technical level, often repeating himself, not very good at describing things, often failing to land a joke. It's basically ten hours of story time ...
I never watched Band of Brothers so maybe I missed something in reading this. There were several parts of the book that he just went through a list of names that I had no idea who he was talking about it. However, I really enjoy when he describes the aspects of war, the places he visited, and his ro...
I am willing to grant, I guess, that Winters was a remarkable leader, but in this ghost-written autobiography he comes across as a sanctimonious prig. He gets leave in Paris then complains that he learns too much about the construction of the Eiffel Tower because it doesn't help him as an infantry o...
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