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Lipton was portrayed by Donnie Wahlberg in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers. On the battlefields of Europe, he was promoted to Company First Sergeant and ultimately was awarded a battlefield commission to Second Lieutenant. He eventually earned a promotion to First Lieutenant before leaving the Army.
Lipton's life story was featured in the 2. A Company of Heroes: Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us. His father was killed in an automobile accident when he was ten. Since Carwood was the eldest child, she told him to be the .
Lipton was always keeping the men's spirits high, pushing them to their full potential. This was recognized by the officers of Easy Company. He was also known as . Lipton jumped into Normandy and was able to rendezvous with then First Lieutenant. Richard Winters and several other men from the 1. Airborne Division. They were later reunited with several more Easy Company members and worked their way just south of their objective of Carentan.
During the Invasion of Normandy, Lipton was hit by German 8. Lipton was also involved in the assault on Carentan and was injured by shrapnel in the face and groin. Lipton is remembered by many of the . Lipton was with Easy Company when they liberated Eindhoven and was part of an advanced scout team that scouted the route (bridge) ahead of the rest of the Company. A small team of scouts was on .
They were assigned the task of destroying any remaining German resistance at The Crossroads. Lipton was not among the original assault team of around ten men, but joined up the next morning with the rest of the Company.
Easy Company managed to destroy over two Companies of SS situated at The Crossroads as a result of their surprise attack on the German position. Operation Pegasus was a small operation where Easy Company was to cross the river on boats supplied by Royal Canadian Engineers and bring back over 1. British Paratroopers who were trapped when they pulled back from Arnhem. Lipton and First Lieutenant. Lipton said he wouldn't have laughed if he knew what happened to Joe Toye, who was badly wounded, eventually losing his right leg.
While under the newly appointed command of First Lieutenant. Norman Dike during the siege of Bastogne in the Ardennes Forest, Lipton's calm resolve, mentorship and leadership gave the men hope as he became the de factocommanding officer due to Dike's incompetent leadership. Lipton later witnessed the horrors of the Holocaust at Landsberg, where he and the rest of Easy Company liberated the camp. Lipton assisted Easy Company in the capture of Hitler's . While there, Lipton became acquainted with Ferdinand Porsche (partially responsible for the Panther and Tiger tanks), who spoke English very well. Lipton remained with Easy Company through the end of the war, until the unit was disbanded after the official surrender of the Japanese forces. Carwood Lipton died on 1.
December 2. 00. 1 of pulmonary fibrosis in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Enlistment Records).
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After training, Toye decided he wanted a bigger salary, and volunteered for the Paratroopers. He was stationed at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, and assigned to Easy Company in the 5.
Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1. Airborne. On the sea voyage to England, Toye explained he was glad he was going to Europe, because if he could kill Hitler, . He suffered a severe hand injury from his drop, because the ropes around his parachute dug tight into his hand. After landing, Toye grouped with Sergeant William . He and the group then met with 1st Lt. Richard Winters, PFC John D. Carwood Lipton, and two 8.
Airborne Soldiers named Olsen and Mc. Dowell. He helped take out a German patrol wagon on their way to the town of Ste. In the battle, Guarnere wounded a horse; Toye put it out of its misery with his Colt . During the attack, they were in the trenches of the third gun, when a German Potato Masher landed right between his legs. Toye was able to flip over after hearing a warning from Winters, and was only bounced around a bit.
He was then bounced around by another grenade, which had been set off by accident by 1st Lt. Lynn Compton, and was dazed from the concussion, while cursing in an annoyed tone about getting hit by a concussion twice. After killing most of the German gun crew, Toye then approached a German POW, who was babbling in panic.
Toye yelled at him to shut up, before slugging him in the face with his brass knuckles. During the operation, Toye was wounded by an Artillery bombardment, and was sent back to England. During the battle, Toye had taken off his boots to massage his feet, when an Artillery bombardment destroyed his boots, causing his feet to freeze, and get a severe case of trench foot. However, he busted out, and rejoined the Company. Another explosion blew off his right leg. Guarnere came to his aid him, and tried carrying him to safety. Another shell landed, and mangled Guarnere's leg.
Toye was evacuated and sent to a hospital for the 4th and final time. He received a chest operation to remove the shrapnel in his back. He was eventually discharged from the army hospital at Atlantic City, Georgia. He found work as a drill bit grinder at Grace Mines. Major Richard Winters delivered his eulogy.
He is buried in Gethsemane Cemetery in Laureldale, near Reading, PA alongside his wife.