Database 83rd Infantry Division

Morning report B/331 for January 15, 1945

Station: 1/2 mile west of Courtil, Belgium 1, vP6982
Record of events: Co attacked at 0845 in the direction of Courtil, Belgium. At 1115 the Co reached its objective having covered about 2500 yrds from the L.D. In a hectic 20 minutes of bitter fighting at a clearing 900 yards from the objective, the entrenched enemy was flushed and 20 killed with 24 prisoners taken. We suffered light casualties. The Co was commended by the Bn CO for the successful attack against Hitler's best SS storm troopers.

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