Invasion of Normandy
Learn About the Elite ‘Screaming Angels’ on D-Day

“I think adrenaline was such that you didn’t have the normal response to this kind of thing. You had an urgency…you had to start doing something and doing it quickly or you were in big trouble.” -Sergeant Bill Coleman

Paratroopers of the Easy “E” Company, 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, the “Screaming Eagles,” describe their D-Day jump around Utah Beach. Members of the Easy Company talk about the precarious jump and the confrontation that followed with the Nazis.

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Submitted by: Virginia Choi
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