This 1942 file photo shows Col. William O. Darby, founder of the American Rangers, in Britain.
This Army Ranger Legend Will Live Forever In His Hometown
Col. Darby, the original commander of the Army Rangers, will never be forgotten thanks to this bronze statue unveiled in his hometown.
U.S. Army Rangers resting in the vicinity of Pointe du Hoc, which they assaulted in support of "Omaha" Beach landings on "D-Day,"  June 6, 1944.
How The Rangers Became The Badass Fighting Force They Are Today
During World War II, Darby’s Rangers embodied the spirit of today’s forces: Rangers lead the way.