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Today is a day where we don’t let any others take the title! Dragon Cannes II is happening and we have the belt to defend! Make sure you show our #legacy video the love it deserves. Voting is at 4pm ET. #AirAssault! @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

Today is a day where we don’t let any others take the title! Dragon Cannes II is happening and we have the belt to defend! Make sure you show our #legacy video the love it deserves. Voting is at 4pm ET. #AirAssault!

In the summer of 1944, the Allies launched a daring airborne operation 
Codenamed 'Market Garden', the plan involved the seizure of key bridges in the Netherland.

On 17 September the 101st Airborne Division landed and was one of the largest airborne operations in history. @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

In the summer of 1944, the Allies launched a daring airborne operation Codenamed 'Market Garden', the plan involved the seizure of key bridges in the Netherland. On 17 September the 101st Airborne Division landed and was one of the largest airborne operations in history.

@18airbornecorps @40thPAD He's ours for another week. @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

@18airbornecorps @40thPAD He's ours for another week.

The newest Air Assault Soldiers in the @USArmy, everyone. Congratulations! @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

The newest Air Assault Soldiers in the @USArmy, everyone. Congratulations!

Week of the Eagles is ending. 

We capped it off with the division on full display; a reminder of our lineage, and our responsibility to carry it into the future. 

Until the next Rendezvous with Destiny. @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

Week of the Eagles is ending. We capped it off with the division on full display; a reminder of our lineage, and our responsibility to carry it into the future. Until the next Rendezvous with Destiny.

Fallen. Not forgotten. @TheRakkasans take a moment during our Week of the Eagles to respect those who paid the ultimate price in service to the nation. @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

Fallen. Not forgotten. @TheRakkasans take a moment during our Week of the Eagles to respect those who paid the ultimate price in service to the nation.

What we're about. @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

What we're about.

No road, no problem. 

Air Assault at its finest. @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

No road, no problem. Air Assault at its finest.

Week of the Eagles: our Veterans are here. Our Soldiers are here. It's one thing to learn our legacy- it's another thing to meet the people who forged it.

It's a special week. @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

Week of the Eagles: our Veterans are here. Our Soldiers are here. It's one thing to learn our legacy- it's another thing to meet the people who forged it. It's a special week.

The past and the present. Our young Soldiers meeting the Soldiers who forged our legacy in WWII.

This is what it's about. @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

The past and the present. Our young Soldiers meeting the Soldiers who forged our legacy in WWII. This is what it's about.

Started the morning with a little physical training - division-sized. @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

Started the morning with a little physical training - division-sized.

Every boot you see is a life. A story. A son, a daughter.

You are fallen.

You are not forgotten. @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

Every boot you see is a life. A story. A son, a daughter. You are fallen. You are not forgotten.

I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full Victory!

Good luck! And let us beseech the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking.”

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I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full Victory! Good luck! And let us beseech the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking.” 8/8

The tide has turned! The free men of the world are marching together to Victory!

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The tide has turned! The free men of the world are marching together to Victory! 7/

Our air offensive has seriously reduced their strength in the air and their capacity to wage war on the ground.

Our Home Fronts have given us an overwhelming superiority in weapons and munitions of war, and placed at our disposal great reserves of trained fighting men. 

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Our air offensive has seriously reduced their strength in the air and their capacity to wage war on the ground. Our Home Fronts have given us an overwhelming superiority in weapons and munitions of war, and placed at our disposal great reserves of trained fighting men. 6/

But this is the year 1944! Much has happened since the Nazi triumphs of 1940-41. The United Nations have inflicted upon the Germans great defeats, in open battle, man-to-man.

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But this is the year 1944! Much has happened since the Nazi triumphs of 1940-41. The United Nations have inflicted upon the Germans great defeats, in open battle, man-to-man. 5/

In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, you will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over the oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world.

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In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, you will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over the oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world. 3/

You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. 

The eyes of the world are upon you. The hope and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. 

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You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hope and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. 2/

The fate of the free peoples of Earth is at stake. The eve of the largest amphibious invasion in human history. 

These are the words the troops heard that night. Hear Eisenhower’s words with us again. #DDay77

“Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force!

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The fate of the free peoples of Earth is at stake. The eve of the largest amphibious invasion in human history. These are the words the troops heard that night. Hear Eisenhower’s words with us again. #DDay77 “Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! 1/

Today, the day before D-Day. 

Thousands of paratroopers watch the sun go down. Many will never again see it rise. 

They brought the fight to evil itself. 

They are our forebears. We remember them, today, tomorrow, and always. #DDay #DDay77 @101stAASLTDIV 101st Airborne Div. Videos and pictures

Today, the day before D-Day. Thousands of paratroopers watch the sun go down. Many will never again see it rise. They brought the fight to evil itself. They are our forebears. We remember them, today, tomorrow, and always. #DDay #DDay77

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