Tuesday, Dec. 07, 1999

101st Airborne Division

Week of Dec. 22, 1967
The 101st Airborne Division, made up of 7,000 Screaming Eagles, arrives in Vietnam, marking a "new and potentially crucial phase in the war." With over 477,000 U.S. troops now in Vietnam, General William C. Westmoreland prepares to attack large pockets of Viet Cong forces amassed along South Vietnam's border.