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Carl Beck | 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division - Army

9:54   |   Thousands of men had jumped into Normandy that night and Carl Beck found exactly one. The two men were miles off their drop zone and hid out for days, dodging German patrols until they were helped by some French civilians. They joined with the first American outfit that came by and were finally in the fight. Part 2 of 2.

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