Richard Winters Rank
About Richard Winters
Richard Winters served in the U.S. military from 1941 to 1952. He’s widely known for his heroic roles during the Second World War where he served as the commander of the “Easy Company of the 2nd Battalion”.
During the war, he fought across the Western Front, which comprised countries such as France, Germany, and Belgium. Winters ended his service in the military as a Major and was also a key figure during the Korean War in the 1950s.
He’s the son of Edith and Richard Winters. He had two children with his wife called Ethel, whom he married in 1948.
During his time in service, he received lots of awards which include “American Defense Service Medal”, “Combat Infantryman Badge”, and “World War II Victory Medal”.
He died in 2011 after battling Parkinson's disease.
Damian Lewis portrayed him in the HBO series titled “Band of Brothers”.
He was nicknamed Dick Winters.
Richard Winters Rank
Richard Winters' Popularity
Richard Winters was a famous American army officer, who was born on January 21, 1918. As a person born on this date, Richard Winters is listed in our database as the 64th most popular celebrity for the day (January 21) and the 64th most popular for the year (1918).
People born on January 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Richard Winters is the 2131st most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Richard Winters' birthday, Richard Winters is the 15587th most famous American.
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