The 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, nicknamed the "Five-Oh-Deuce", was a regiment attached to the 101st Airborne Division during the Second World War.


On D-Day, Private Kevin Leggett tried to establish radio contact with the 502nd while preparing to embark on Objective XYZ, using the regiment's callsign "Kickoff".[1]

During Operation Market, they linked up with the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (the Five-Oh-Sink), where they were assigned to capture five bridges north-west of the Dutch city of Eindhoven.

Notable Members Edit


  1. Road to Hill 30 (2005), level: "Objective XYZ"