2 parachute regiment


Counterattack with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan against US forces in mid June 1944. The Götz von Berlichingen Division remained in this sector for the remainder of June and most of July, struggling valiantly to hold back the Americans.

Walter Gordon, Floyd Talbert, John Eubanks, unknown, Francis Mellet of Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment in the 101st Airborne Division. D-Day

502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division hours before boarding the C-47. Operation Market Garden