The 101st Airborne Division ("Screaming Eagles") were elite light infantry trained for air assault operations. There symbol patch is a screaming bald eagle. B.J. was a member of the division during the 1946 OSA mission to attack Deathshead's Compound as per the patch on his sleeve.
The Division is massacred and routed during the assault on Deathshead's Compound. After the war, the survivors are presumably murdered by the SS under the Kommandobefehl (Commando Order).
Behind the scenesEdit
During World War II, it was renowned for its role in Operation Overlord (D-Day landings and airborne jumps starting 6 June 1944, in Normandy, France), Operation Market Garden, the liberation of the Netherlands and action during the Battle of the Bulge around the city of Bastogne, Belgium.
101st Airborne Division on Wikipedia