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Updated: 02/12/2018 08:30:00AM

Venice man fought his way across Europe

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Pfc. Ed Carr’s 97th Infantry Division fighting in Germany during World War II.

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Ed Carr is a resident of Village on the Isle in Venice. He is 92.

By DON MOORE

Sun Correspondent

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Ed Carr was an 18-year-old rifle toter in L-Company, 303rd Infantry Regiment, 97th Division of Gen. George S. Patton’s 3rd Army in Europe during World War II. He now lives in Village on the Isle condominiums in Venice.

From the final days of the Battle of the Bulge to the closing days of the war in Europe that concluded in Czechoslovakia, he and the men fought the enemy from town-to-town.

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