Darell "Shifty" Powers -- War hero and inspiration for WWII depictions dies at 86

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Darell "Shifty" Powers was a war hero who served as a US Army paratrooper and sharpshooter in the Easy Company, part of the famed 101st Airborne Division in WWII. He was depicted in several movies and books, and was featured in HBO's miniseries "Band of Brothers," which documented the Easy Company's wartime exploits.The Roanoke Times reported: In the second-to-last episode of "Band of Brothers," an HBO miniseries that documented Easy Company's wartime exploits, Powers spoke on camera about...Read Full Story