Carwood Lipton - was with Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.

Carwood Lipton - was with Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.

C. Carwood Lipton (center) with Band of Brothers cast members L-R: Frank John Hughes (Bill Guarnere); James Madio (Frank Perconte); Michael Cudlitz (Denver Randleman); Matthew Settle (Ronald Spiers); Richard Speight Jr. (Warren Muck); Neil McDonough (Lynn Compton); Donnie Wahlberg (C. Carwood Lipton) and Ron Livingston (Lewis Nixon)

C. Carwood Lipton (center) with Band of Brothers cast members L-R: Frank John Hughes (Bill Guarnere); James Madio (Frank Perconte); Michael Cudlitz (Denver Randleman); Matthew Settle (Ronald Spiers); Richard Speight Jr. (Warren Muck); Neil McDonough (Lynn Compton); Donnie Wahlberg (C. Carwood Lipton) and Ron Livingston (Lewis Nixon)

Carwood Lipton (1920-2001) shot through the ranks of the company eventually becoming Company First Sergeant.  Lipton was always keeping the men's spirits high, and pushed them to their full potential. This was recognized by the officers of Easy, the 101st, and the 506th. He was also known as "The Man". He earned a battlefield commission.

Carwood Lipton (1920-2001) shot through the ranks of the company eventually becoming Company First Sergeant. Lipton was always keeping the men's spirits high, and pushed them to their full potential. This was recognized by the officers of Easy, the 101st, and the 506th. He was also known as "The Man". He earned a battlefield commission.

The real Band of Brothers: Easy Company in Holland, 18 September 1944. L-r is Amos Taylor, McLauren, Jim Alley, Bill Kiehn and Campbell T. Smith. Carwood Lipton in center facing away from the camera.

The real Band of Brothers: Easy Company in Holland, 18 September 1944. L-r is Amos Taylor, McLauren, Jim Alley, Bill Kiehn and Campbell T. Smith. Carwood Lipton in center facing away from the camera.

L: Donnie Wahlberg (Carwood Lipton) and R: Damian Lewis (Major Richard Winters)

L: Donnie Wahlberg (Carwood Lipton) and R: Damian Lewis (Major Richard Winters)

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