World Battlefronts: Honors for the 101st

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, accompanied by Presidential Secretary Stephen Early and rows of high-polished brass, journeyed to a historic World War I battlefield last week to honor the World War II heroes of Bastogne, the 101st Airborne Division. To the 101st went the Army's Distinguished Unit Citation, never before awarded to an entire Army division. (Three Marine divisions have received the Navy's Presidential Unit Citation.)


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