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OMAHA BEACH - Provisional Ranger Group

D-Day - Order of battle

Commanding Officer: Lt. Colonel James E. Rudder (2nd Ranger Battalion)

James E. Rudder

Ralph E. Goranson

Max F. Schneider

Executive Officer: Major Richard P. Sullivan (5th Ranger Battalion)
   
  Task Force A: Lt. Colonel James E. Rudder
    D Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion: Captain Harold K. Slater
    E Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion: Captain Richard P. Merrill
    F Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion: Captain Otto Masny
    Headquarters Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion: Captain James W. Wikner
   
  Task Force B: Captain Ralph E. Goranson
    C Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion: Captain Ralph E. Goranson
   
  Task Force C: Lt. Colonel Max F. Schneider
    A Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion: Captain Joseph A. Rafferty (KIA 6 June 44)
    B Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion: Captain Edgar L. Arnold
    A Company, 5th Ranger Battalion: 1st Lieutenant Charles H. Parker, Jr
    B Company, 5th Ranger Battalion: Captain George P. Whittington, Jr
    C Company, 5th Ranger Battalion: Captain Wilmer K. Wise
    D Company, 5th Ranger Battalion: Captain George R. Miller
    E Company, 5th Ranger Battalion: Captain Edward S. Luther
    F Company, 5th Ranger Battalion: Captain William M. Runge