Eleonóra Keszthelyi

Eleonóra Keszthelyi

Eleonóra Keszthelyi
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Joe Lesniewski. "As I looked across the road, there was a German soldier directly in front of me with a potato masher grenade. He threw it at me. I ducked as fast as I could. The grenade hit my helmet and bounced off. I hollered to the guys: “Live grenade! Get the hell away from here!” The thing exploded. Every one of us got wounded. Jim Alley got hit thirty-two times. In 1994 he went to the hospital again, even this late in life, and they still found a piece of shrapnel in his body."

Joe Lesniewski. "As I looked across the road, there was a German soldier directly in front of me with a potato masher grenade. He threw it at me. I ducked as fast as I could. The grenade hit my helmet and bounced off. I hollered to the guys: “Live grenade! Get the hell away from here!” The thing exploded. Every one of us got wounded. Jim Alley got hit thirty-two times. In 1994 he went to the hospital again, even this late in life, and they still found a piece of shrapnel in his body."

Dick Winters - Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.

Dick Winters - Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.

Frank Perconte (1917-2013)

Easy Company Technician Fourth Grade Frank J. Perconte died October He was a former non-commissioned officer during World War II with Easy Company, Battalion, Parachute Infantry.

Buck Compton was never a BotW, but I met him last year and fell in love with him nonetheless. Famous for being one of the "Band of Brothers" in WWII, he died last week and it's a lesser world because of it.

Buck Compton - "famous for being one of the "Band of Brothers" in WWII, he died last week and it's a lesser world because of it.