SILENCING THE GUNS - Framed Collectors Piece
by James Dietz
6 June, 1944, Normandy, France. Amidst the roar of D-Day, the ‘Band of Brothers’ paratroopers of Easy Company, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division, capture the first of four German cannons within the hedgerows of Brécourt Manor. Led by Lt. Dick Winters, the 12 men of Easy Company, with a handful of reinforcements, would rout the German gun crews and 50 enemy paratroopers.
For his actions, Lt. Winters would be recommended for the Congressional Medal of Honor.
This is outstanding collectors piece has been conservation framed to include museum quality reproduction jump wings and combat infantryman badge, a screaming eagle pin badge and an AUTHENTIC piece of parachute silk used by airborne forces on the drops into France during the D-Day invasions.
It has been personally hand signed by four veterans of Easy Company including the very rare original autograph of their legendary leader – Dick Winters:
- Major Richard 'Dick' Winters
- Staff Sergeant William 'Wild Bill' Guarnere
- Sergeant First Class Donald Malarkey
- First Lieutenant Lynn 'Buck' Compton
- Framed Prints
- 39.75 x 31.5 inches
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