Please visit, learn from, and support the WWII Rangers & Descendants Organization. We once again wish to thank them for their help and support through all of the years. In many ways, and on many levels, we could not have accomplished the research and image without you and are both grateful and proud to share the 5th Ranger Battalion’s story.


Ranger Family

The National D-Day Memorial


For more information on the 5th Ranger Battalion, visit to following sites:

Maisy Battery: Gary Sterne

Digital Book: “Lead the Way, Rangers” by Henry S. Glassman

A Ranger’s Photo Album: Frank DiFilippo

Testimony: 2nd and 5th Ranger Battalion Interviews & Photos

1944 Ranger Battalion Table of Organization & Equipment

The Leavenworth Papers No. 11 (See topic on Irsch-Zerf Campaign)

U.S. Army Ranger Association – The 2nd and 5th Ranger Battalions

Trapped Behind German Lines (A memoir of Irsch-Zerf) by ‘A’ Co. Section Sgt. Roger Neighborgall

Veterans Testimony: Richard “Doc” Felix, D Co. 5th Ranger Battalion 

Video Interview for Ken Burns’ “The War” – Local (Rochester) 5th Ranger Albert Ceccanti

Youtube: Interview of Dan Farley, ‘A’ Co. 5th Ranger Veteran

D-Day Order of Battle: 5th Ranger Battalion 

The American Catholic: Father Ranger


Other units: Please note, we do not list units by request.

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90th Infantry Division Preservation Group
94th Infantry Living History Alliance
29th Division Living History Group