Lt. C. Carwood Lipton 506 PIR 101st Airborne Photo Album, Documents, 506 Officer’s Silver Cup #98
Lt. C. Carwood Lipton 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment 101st Airborne Division Photo Album, Documents, 506 Officer’s Silver Chalice.
First Lieutenant Clifford Carwood Lipton (30 January 1920 – 16 December 2001) 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..https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carwood_Lipton
(Lt. C. Carwood Lipton 506 PIR 101st Airborne Photo Album, Documents, 506 Officer”s Silver Cup)