The background of the a hundred and first Airborne department is the epic tale of the department from its activation in August 1942 throughout the of entirety of Operation wasteland hurricane in April 1991.
In international battle II, the a hundred and first grew to become the 1st American troops to set foot in occupied France, while, on 6 June 1944, its paratroopers dropped at the back of enemy traces, clearing the way in which for the 4th Infantry department touchdown on Utah seashore. The department could turn into well-known for its paintings in Holland in the course of Operation industry backyard, and for its winning safety of Bastogne, Belgium, in the course of the conflict of the Bulge.
In Vietnam, the
Screaming Eagles engaged in conflict from 1965 to 1972, once they begun their evolution to Air cellular via deploying through helicopter. within the Gulf battle, the department fired the 1st photographs of Operation wilderness typhoon through destroying Iraqi radar websites, and through floor conflict of the operation, they made the longest and biggest Air attack in history.
In each engagement and through the educational sessions in among, the one hundred and first Airborne department has commemorated the phrases of its first commander, common William C. Lee, that it has a
rendezvous with destiny. This publication is a becoming checklist of that historical past, and of the boys who're proud to be referred to as
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