6th US Ranger Battalion
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History
Activated 26.09.1944
Inactivated 30.12.1945

Commanding Officer (CO)
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Lt.-Col. Henry A. Mucci

Executive Officer (XO)
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Maj. Robert W. Garrett

Battalion Staff
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 1st Lt. Arthur J. Hogstrom S-1
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Capt. Robert L. Pwell S-2
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Capt. Charles A. Parker S-3
00.00.0000-31.01.1945 (KIA) Capt. James C. Fisher Battalion Surgeon
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Mst.-Sgt. Gilbert B. Smith Sergeant Major

Headquarter Company
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Capt. George F. Monsattat Commanding Officer (CO)
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 1st Lt. Arthur L. Brunelle Executive Officer (XO)
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 1st Lt. Clifford K. Smith Communications Officer
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 1st Sgt. Rex W. Allen 1st Sergeant

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Infantry
A Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. Robert E. Strandfeldt 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
1st Sergeant: 1st Sgt. Reuben V. Rongstad 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
B Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Capt. Arthur D. Simons 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. Leo V. Strausbaugh 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 2nd Lt. Thomas H. Mooney (Jr.) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
1st Sergeant: 1st Sgt. Francis J. Munson 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
C Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Capt. Robert W. Prince 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. William J. O'Connell 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. Melville R. Schmidt 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
1st Sergeant: 1st Sgt. Robert G. Anderson 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
D Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. Edgar C. White (Jr.) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. Gerald Meacham 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
1st Sergeant: 1st Sgt. Harold R. Frye 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
E Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. Joseph E. Mobley 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. Kenneth W. Swanson 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
1st Sergeant: 1st Sgt. Paul Seben 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
F Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Capt. Harold R. Jacobs 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 2nd Lt. William F. Hume 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. John F. Murphy 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Sources & links: Mir Bahmanyar, Darby's Rangers (Osprey Warrior #69)
  Gordon L. Rottman, U.S. Army Rangers and LRRP Units 1942-87 (Osprey Elite #13)
  Ronald L. Lane, Rudder's Rangers (ISBN: 0934588007)
  Joanna M. McDonald, The Liberation of Point du Hoc (ISBN: 1888967064)
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