US soldiers stand with a little boy in Eindhoven, Netherlands - September 1944
The man on the right was later identified, 62 years after the photo was taken by veterans visiting Eindhoven, as 1LT Herbert Viertel, B Company, 1st BN, 506 PIR, 101st Airborne Division.
Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division on the move during an attack near Bastogne, Belgium - December 1944
A paratrooper of the 101st Airborne Division at the Kehlsteinhaus, or Eagle’s Nest, once belonging to Adolf Hitler; Berchtesgaden, Germany - May 1945
Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division move up to Bastogne, Belgium - 18 December 1944
Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division wait aboard a Waco CG-4, a glider plane, prior to a training jump; England - 1944
Note the variety of weapons: an M1918 BAR, M1 Garand, Thompson sub-machine gun, and a Springfield 1903 rifle.
Medics of the 101st Airborne and British soldiers from XXX Corps hunker down with their wounded, lying on stretchers, in a ditch near Son as fighting rages up ahead on Hell’s Highway (Hwy 69); Belgium - 20 September 1944
Armed with a bazooka, a paratrooper of the 101st Airborne is on guard for German tanks on the road leading to Bastogne, Belgium - 23 December 1944
101st Airborne Division paratroopers walk through a field near the town of Von to begin the division’s initial objectives after their drop behind German lines during the first days of Market Garden; Netherlands - September 1944
Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division move past a burning truck in the town of Veghel, Netherlands - 23 September 1944
A group of 101st Airborne paratroopers in Saint-Marcouf on Utah Beach, France - 8 June 1944
The village of Sainte-Mere-L’Eglise after its liberation by a mix of paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division and the 101st Airborne Division who were able to hold the town until tank reinforcement arrived from Utah Beach. The village was one of the first towns liberated by Allied forces following the beach landings - June 1944
American paratroopers from the 101st Airborne applying paint to each other on the eve of their jump into France in support of the Allied invasion of Normandy.