The US Army was well equipped with excellent infantry weapons and backed up by the ubiquitous Sherman tank, which was produced in huge numbers and many variations.
Key Battles: D-Day Landings, Battle for Normandy, Remagen Bridge
Aggressive and innovative, these elite paratroopers were highly trained and motivated, superbly equipped and packed with firepower (just watch the TV series Band of Brothers!).
Key Battles: D-Day Air Drop, Operation Market Garden, Bastogne
US Marine Corps (USMC)
The US Marines spearheaded the American response to Japan, leading to a ferocious island-hopping campaign fielding shotguns, flamethrowers or Thompson submachine guns.
Key Battles: Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima, Okinawa