Documentary that tells the story of the 101st Airborne, one of the Army's most decorated divisions. First formed during World War I as the 101st division, it became the 101st Airborne in World War II. The 101st stormed the beaches at Normandy, fought in Operation Market Garden and was instrumental in the Battle of the Bulge. It was involved in the integration of Central High School in Little Rock in 1957. During Vietnam it was renamed the 101st Air Cavalry Division as it went to battle in the attack helicopters that have become their trademark in succeeding conflicts such as the Persian Gulf War, Somalia and the Balkans.