|101st Airborne Division|
|Leader(s)||(D-Day) General Maxwell Taylor |
(Bastogne) General Anthony McAuliffe
|Appears in||Call of Duty|
Call of Duty: United Offensive
Call of Duty: Finest Hour (cutscene only)
|Country||United States of America|
|Type||Air Assault Infantry|
|Active||August 15, 1942 – November 30, 1945|
|Motto||"Rendezvous With Destiny"|
The 101st Airborne Division, nicknamed the "Screaming Eagles" for their division insignia, is a modular airborne infantry division of the United States Army. The 101st was one of several divisions that parachuted into France prior to Operation "Overlord", or D-Day on June 6, 1944.
Call of Duty Edit
In Call of Duty, the player assumes the role of Pvt. Martin, a member of the 101st Airborne Pathfinders, and parachutes into Normandy, just before the invasion. The player fights with the 101st through the battle of Sainte-Mère-Église, Brécourt Manor and Bastogne. The player is a part of Baker Company, along with helpers from the 82nd Airborne Division.