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

10:07   |   Operation Market Garden was a combined US and British air and ground assault which was intended to open up a route into Germany through Holland. Carl Beck was one of the thousands of airborne troops who jumped and he describes being fired on with those deadly German 88's. Part 1 of 3.

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