U.S. Military Units That Served in WWII

Name Beginning With (5)

Updated 11/24/10

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Name                                                                                Resource #

5th Armored Division                                                                               59; 60; 193; 375; 382; 437; 664; 831

5th Bomb Group                                                                                      314; 737

5th Cavalry Regiment                                                                               155

5th Engineer Battalion, US Marines                                                           115

5th Engineer Special Brigade                                                                    148; 384

5th Evacuation Hospital                                                                            580

5th Field Artillery Battalion                                                                       557

5th Infantry Division                                                                                 37; 60; 248; 375; 382; 406; 464; 557; 663; 831

5th Marine Defense Battalion                                                                   753

5th Marine Division                                                                                  78; 115; 152; 161; 185; 401; 552; 753

5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division                                                 145; 156; 279; 287; 330; 374; 584; 632; 753

5th Pioneer Battalion, US Marines                                                            115; 217

5th Ranger Battalion                                                                                 53; 243; 384; 403; 476; 839

5th Tank Battalion                                                                                    115

5th Tank Destroyer Group                                                                        437

50th Engineer Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment                                           447

50th Field Hospital                                                                                    383

50th Transport Wing                                                                                  893

50th Troop Carrier Wing                                                                            893

51st Armored Infantry Battalion, 4th Armored Division                              534

51st Combat Engineer Battalion                                                                129; 482; 557

51st Composite Defense Battalion                                                             106

51st Troop Carrier Wing                                                                           482; 893

52nd Armored Infantry Battalion                                                                557

52nd Bomb Group                                                                                    346

52nd Fighter Group                                                                                   104; 290; 292; 757; 765

52nd Troop Carrier Wing                                                                          482; 893

53rd Armored Infantry Battalion, 4th Armored Division                              95; 557; 893; 901

53rd Troop Carrier Wing                                                                           893

54th Armored Artillery Battalion                                                                482

54th Fighter Group                                                                                    12

54th Fighter Squadron                                                                               754

54th Troop Carrier Wing                                                                           589; 754; 893

55th Fighter Group                                                                                    28; 103

55th Troop Carrier Squadron                                                                    893

56th Armored Infantry Battalion, 12th Armored Division                            493

56th Fighter Group                                                                                    7; 257; 283; 737; 757; 765

57th Fighter Group                                                                                    443; 765

58th Armored Field Artillery Battalion                                                        403; 476; 557

58th Bomb Wing                                                                                       467; 765; 890

500th Bomb Group, 73rd Bomb Wing                                                       599

500th Squadron, 345th Bomb Group, Fifth Air Force                                173; 754

501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division                       92; 98; 557; 893

501st Squadron, 345th Bomb Group, Fifth Air Force                                173; 754

502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division                     27; 91; 100; 255; 327; 434; 557; 893

503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment                                                            173; 382; 482; 754; 761; 893

503rd Parachute Regiment Combat Team                                                  893

504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division                       255; 316; 375; 382; 397; 482; 557; 839; 893

504th Regimental Combat Team                                                                482

505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division                       38; 100; 214; 255; 316; 382; 384; 387; 397; 482; 893

505th Regimental Combat Team                                                                482

506th Anti-aircraft Battalion                                                                      217

506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division                      92; 123; 189; 255; 370; 382; 384; 434; 557; 844; 893

507th Combat Engineer Battalion                                                               893

507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division                        96; 187; 482; 893

508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division                        255; 482; 557; 893

508th Regimental Combat Team                                                                482

509th Bomb Squadron                                                                               334

509th Composite Group                                                                            169; 191; 299

509th Parachute Infantry Battalion                                                             382; 423; 557; 839; 893

509th Parachute Infantry Regiment                                                             482; 629; 839

511th Parachute Infantry Regiment                                                            155; 893

513th Bomb Squadron                                                                              603

513th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division                        19; 96; 187; 893

514th Fighter Squadron, 406th Fighter Group                                           276

515th Parachute Infantry                                                                           893

517th Bombardment Squadron                                                                 104

517th Parachute Infantry Regiment                                                            482; 557; 893

522nd Field Artillery Battalion                                                                   578

526th Armored Infantry Battalion                                                              97; 358; 437; 557

531st Fighter Bomber Squadron                                                               754

531st Squadron, 21st Fighter Group                                                         217

534th Repair Company, French 2nd Armored Division                              174

538th Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Company                                         437

540th Combat Engineer Group                                                                  456

540th Combat Engineer Regiment                                                              456

542nd Infantry Regiment                                                                            27

546th Bomb Squadron                                                                               737

549th Night Fighter Squadron                                                                    217

550th Airborne Infantry Battalion                                                               96

550th Glider Infantry Battalion                                                                   423; 893

551st Parachute Infantry Battalion                                                              482; 893

554th Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Company                                         437

558th Anti-aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion                         501

558th Bomb Squadron, 387th Bomb Group                                              422

565th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group, Ninth Air Force                    387

570th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion                                                     548

589th Field Artillery Battalion                                                                    482; 557

590th Field Artillery Battalion                                                                    557

591st Field Artillery Battalion                                                                     557

592nd Field Artillery Battalion                                                                    482; 557

593rd Field Artillery Battalion                                                                    264

598th Field Artillery Battalion                                                                    557

5307th Composite Unit (Provisional) "Merrill's Marauders"                        33; 73; 214; 227; 450; 593; 893

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