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The Big Picture #351, Pentomic 101st (1956) - Story of 101st Airborne Division told on "THE BIG PICTURE" -- Viewers will see a comprehensive historical review of the 101st Airborne Division from early organization and training in World War II, through combat in Europe, to Reorganization Day Ceremonies held late in 1956 when the Division became the Army's first potential nuclear equipped, long-range, "fire brigade." Special music was composed and conducted by Captain Samuel Louoda of the United States Army Band and includes the new "101st Airborne March" and "'Screaming Eagles' March." The chorus of male voices, heard on the soundtrack, is the newly formed Official United States Army Chorus."

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