Carlo Alberto

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Major Richard Winters of 101st Airborne -- He led "The Band of Brothers." Maj. Winters commanded Company "E", 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, during World War II. He parachuted into Normandy in the early hours of D-Day, and fought across France, the Netherlands, Belgium, and eventually into Germany. An American hero

Major Richard "Dick" Winters was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. He commanded Company "E", Battalion, Parachute Infantry Regiment, Airborne Division, during World War II.

Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses

Soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, There were British casualties that day - almost died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses.