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Carl D. Beck Collection

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Carl D. Beck Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Carl D. Beck
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
GA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1963
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
H Company, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
Location of Service
United States; France; Holland; Belgium; Germany
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion), Battle of the Bulge, Bastogne
Highest Rank
Master Sergeant
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
During World War II, veteran served on D-Day (1944); was located in Holland (9/17/1944); was in the Belgium Ardennes during the Battle for Bastogne (1944-1945); and was located in Central Germany (1945). Veteran sustained combat/service-related injuries, but it is not clear from which war.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1963
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
United States; Europe; Saudi Arabia; Iran
Highest Rank
Master Sergeant
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
Beck indicates that he served during the Korean War, but not in Korea. Veteran sustained combat/service-related injuries, but it is not clear from which war.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [2 items] -- Oral history interview
Video: Digital Betacam [1 item] -- Digitized Copy
Video: Digital Betacam [1 item] -- Digitized Copy
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Contributor:
Annette Fromm
Contributor:
Gregory Hansen
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/01985
Subjects:
Beck, Carl D.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Carl D. Beck Collection
(AFC/2001/001/01985), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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