This documentary is about the little known 30th Infantry division that was made up of National Guard Members from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. They were involved in many major battles in WWII and were to be given the Presidential Unit Citation. Unfortunately, they have been denied this commendation for over 70 years.
Members of the North Carolina National Guard visited France to honor those fallen soldiers and visit the town the 30th, Old Hickory, Division liberated in 1944, during World War II. Current soldiers called the experience one of the most moving that they had experienced as members of the National Guard.
Members of the 30th Division visited France to attend the anniversaries held in their honor. This film shows emotional scenes filmed during the 65th and 70th anniversaries of WWII. Citizens held parades in their honor and honored them as liberators. Thousands of citizens lined the streets of Mortain, France, to meet these veterans.