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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
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
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
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1963
Branch of Service:
Army
Location of Service:
United States; Europe; Saudi Arabia; Iran
Highest Rank:
Master Sergeant
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.

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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
Interviewer:
Annette Fromm
Contributor:
Gregory Hansen
Transcriber:
Vicki Horner
Transcriber Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/1985
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/2001/001/1985), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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