ORIGINAL Dick Winters Autograph 101st Airborne 506th

ORIGINAL hand signed autograph of Easy Company Commander Major Dick Winters

In addition you will receive a custom designed copy of his famous wartime photo taken in Holland in October 1944 during the Operation Market Garden campaign.

Dick Winters was one of the most widely respected and admired field commanders to serve in the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment during WWII. This is a rare ORIGINAL hand autographed signature of Major Richard D. Winters, the battlefield commander of Easy Company, who led his men with distinction from Normandy through the end of the war. It was signed on a 3x5 card in black sharpie and includes his famous slogan "Hang Tough"

Lt. Winters jumped into the flak filled skies over Normandy, France on June 6, 1944 w he assumed command of Easy Company in the days that followed. He led his men with determination and guts and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for knocking out a key 105 mm Artillery emplacement that was hammering the Allied beach landings. He led his men through pitched battles and held heavily contested front lines in Carentan, Bastone and the Battle of the Bulge. He made his second combat jump into Holland during Operation Market Garden w this picture was taken in October 1944, and directed efforts as Company Commander and Battalion XO all the way through
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