Jared Frederick is the author of a number of books, including Dispatches of D-Day: A People's History of the Normandy Invasion. Prior to his current position as an Instructor of History at Penn State Altoona, he served as a seasonal park ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Frederick has appeared on C-SPAN, PBS, in numerous independent documentaries, and on Turner Classic Movies as a guest host. He has also received awards for his teaching skills and efforts on behalf of student veterans. Learn more about Frederick on his website at www.jaredfrederick.com.
Erik Dorr is the owner of the Gettysburg Museum of History--a structure that witnessed the famous 1863 battle. At an early age, Erik began collecting historical relics from throughout history. This broad range of artifacts has grown into one of the finest privately-owned collections in the United States. Among the treasures in the museum is the largest assortment of Major Dick Winters and Easy Company artifacts in the world. In his wide array of historical adventures, Dorr has led European battlefield tours and has appeared on the History Channel, Syfy, and the Smithsonian Channel. Learn more at www.gettysburgmuseumofhistory.com.
"Hang Tough provides powerful insight into Dick Winters's
military career, meaningfully integrating World War II artifacts
now on display at the Gettysburg Museum of History. Following his
exciting epic through Europe, from Normandy to Germany, the book
skillfully shares the stories of Major Winters that have inspired
so many."--Michel de Trez, founder of the D-Day Experience Museum
"Stunning! This thoroughly researched and intimate work by Erik Dorr and Jared Frederick, complete with many never-before-published photos and color plates featuring personal artifacts, is a must read for anyone interested in the life, character, and leadership abilities of Band of Brothers hero Major Dick Winters."--Larry Alexander, bestselling author of Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters, the Man Who Led the Band of Brothers
"What a compelling and absorbing book. Dick Winters's letters shed fascinating light on his character and motivations, greatly enhancing our understandings of one of America's most iconic World War II heroes. Expertly edited and framed with a highly knowledgeable contextual narrative, Hang Tough offers perspective and detail of one soldier's extraordinary wartime career."--James Holland, bestselling author of Normandy '44: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France