Five-Oh-First Parachute Infantry Regiment
Awards of the 501st

Few regiments in the history of the United States have received seven (7) awards for distinguished performance on the battlefield. The 501 PIR received the following:

USA
Two (2) American Distinguished Unit
Citations for operations in Normandy and Bastogne.

France
The French Croix de Guerre with Palm for operations in Normandy.

Belgium
Two (2) Belgian Croix de Guerre and one (1) Belgian Fourragere for operations at Bastogne

Netherlands
Netherlands Orange Lanyard for operations in The Netherlands