Carwood Lipton

Military Person

1920 – 2001

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Who was Carwood Lipton?

First Lieutenant Clifford Carwood Lipton was a commissioned officer with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Division during World War II. 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 said "it was the greatest honor ever awarded" to him. He eventually earned a promotion to First Lieutenant before leaving the Army. Lipton's life story was featured in the 2010 book A Company of Heroes: Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us.

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Born
Jan 30, 1920
Huntington
Also known as
  • Clifford Carwood Lipton
  • C. Carwood Lipton
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Marshall University
    Engineering
Lived in
  • Huntington
  • Toledo
  • Southern Pines
  • Bridgeton
  • London
Died
Dec 16, 2001
Southern Pines

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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