Joe Liebgott (Doc Roe and Christenson in the background) of the U. Liebgott, ex-San Francisco Cabby, was the skinniest and the funniest guys in EZ Company" - Webster p. 169 Band of Brothers by Stephen Ambrose.
Shifty volunteered for the airborne in WWII and served with Easy Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Infantry. If you've seen Band of Brothers on HBO or the History Channel, you know Shifty. His character appears in all 10 episodes, and Shifty himself is interviewed in several of them. Shifty died on June l7, 2009 after fighting cancer. Rest in Peace Shifty.