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Veteran Featured In 'Band Of Brothers' Dead At 81

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — North Carolina veteran Carwood Lipton, featured in the popular HBO mini-series "Band of Brothers," died Sunday. He was 81.

Lipton belonged to Easy Company, which was the focus of a book by Stephen Ambrose.

The company parachuted into Normandy on D-Day and eventually seized Adolph Hitler's mountaintop fortress, known as Eagle's Nest.

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