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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
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
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
Interviewer:
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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