Database 83rd Infantry Division

The 83rd Infantry Division on September 29, 1944

This page shows the locations and record of events for today in 1944 or 1945. The map contains the locations, based on the coordinate on the morning report, shown in NATO symbology. A rectangle with two diagonals indicates an Infantry unit and the number on the bottom right hand indicates which organization the unit is part of (e.g. 330 is 330th Infantry Regiment). The value on the bottom left is the name of the unit (e.g. A is A Company). The table below the map contains the written locations, a link to the specific morning report of that unit and the record of events for 'today'. You can collapse the entries for specific units by clicking on the table header.

Disclaimer: The data below is solely based on the information of the morning reports. Coordinates were sometimes incorrectly noted and town names written incorrectly. A 1 indicates that the town name was corrected from the original.

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83rd Infantry Division
Company / Unit Station Record of events
HQ Luxembourg, Luxembourg1 No changes
HQCO City of Luxembourg, Luxembourg No changes
ARTYHQ Biwer, Luxembourg1 Left old bivouac area at 0830 and traveled by Govt Motor Truck to new position at above location, arriving 1000. Road distance traveled, approximately 15 miles.
ARTYHQBTRY Biwer, Luxembourg1 Left old bivouac area at 0830 and traveled by Govt Motor Truck to new position at above location, arriving 1000. Road distance traveled, approximately 15 miles.
BAND City of Luxembourg, Luxembourg Usual Guard and Fatigue Duties for Division Rear Echelon. 6 EM working with Division Special Service entertaining troops of the Division. Weather: Fair and Cool.
MP Luxembourg, Luxembourg No changes
329th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Company / Unit Station Record of events
HQ Junglinster, Luxembourg1 No changes
HQCO Junglinster, Luxembourg1 No changes
HQ1BN Betzdorf, Luxembourg1 No changes
HQCO1BN Betzdorf, Luxembourg1 No changes
A Betzdorf, Luxembourg1 No changes
B 2 1/12 miles south-west of Flaxweiler, Luxembourg1 On line 2 1/2 miles SW of Flaxweiler, Luxemburg
C Wecker, Luxembourg Bn in defense along Moselle River
D Betzdorf, Luxembourg Company in Defense of River Line, Moselle River, Betzdorf, Luxembourg
HQ2BN Berbourg, Luxembourg1 Bn still in defensive position patrolling Moselle river. Very little enemy activity.
HQCO2BN Berbourg, Luxembourg1 Co still in defensive position in Berbourg.
E Lellig, Luxembourg Company still patrolling moselle river, very little enemy activity as far as observed. Morale: Exellent.
F Mompach, Luxembourg1 Co is setting up a defense of strong points overlooking Germany.
G Near Berbourg, Luxembourg1 Co in Bn reserve
H Namur, Luxemburg Co in Defensive Position
HQ3BN Eschweiler, Luxembourg No changes
HQCO3BN Eschweiler, Luxembourg Co in defensive position
I Eschweiler, Luxembourg1 Company with Bn in defense around Eischwieler, Luxembourg
K Vicinity of Luxemburg, Luxemburg No changes
L Eschweiler, Luxembourg1 No changes
M Near Luxembourg, Luxembourg No changes
SERCO Luxembourg, Luxembourg1 No changes
ATCO Gonderange, Luxembourg1 No changes
CANCO Biwer, Luxembourg1 No changes
MEDDET Junglinster, Luxembourg1 No changes
330th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Company / Unit Station Record of events
HQ 6 miles north-east of Luxembourg, Luxembourg1 No changes
HQCO 6 miles north-east of Luxembourg, Luxembourg1 Usual training
HQ1BN Sandweiler, Luxembourg1 1st Bn., all companies following training schedule, which includes quality of instruction & attack of fortified positions. Weather - good. Morale - high.
HQCO1BN Sandweiler, Luxembourg1 1st Bn., all companies following training schedule, which includes quality of instruction & attack of fortified positions. Weather - good. Morale - high.
A Sandweiler, Luxembourg1 Company followed training schedule. Movie in P.M. - Red Cross Clubmobile expected in evening. Weather Fair. Morale high.
B 3 miles north-west of Sandweiler, Luxembourg1 Training schedule
C 5 miles north-east of Luxembourg, Luxembourg1 Usual Camp Duties
D 1 1/2 mile north-east of Sandweiler, Luxembourg1 Usual bivouac duties and company trng. Weather - fair, morale - high.
HQ2BN 5 miles east of Luxembourg, Luxembourg1 No changes
HQCO2BN 5 miles east of Luxembourg, Luxembourg1 No changes
E 5 miles north of Neudorf, Luxemburg1 Hike 0830 to 1030. Distance 5 miles. Attack through woods 1300 to 1530. Weather cool.
F 3 miles east of Luxembourg, Luxembourg1 Company remained in same position & continued training. Still awaiting orders.
G 1 mile north-east of Neudorf, Luxembourg1 No changes
H 3 miles east of Luxembourg, Luxembourg1 No changes
HQ3BN Hettange-Grande, France No changes
HQCO3BN Hettange-Grande, France No changes
I Hettange-Grande, France1 In Mobile Reserve.
K Hettange-Grande, France1 Capt Schultz & 1st Lt Mumma wounded by explosives while training in attack on fortified positions.
L Hettange-Grande, France1 In Reserve
M Hettange-Grande, France No changes
SERCO 3 miles east of Luxembourg, Luxembourg1 Transportation plt hauled supplies.
ATCO 2 miles east of Luxembourg, Luxembourg1 No changes
CANCO 1/2 mile south of Berbourg, Luxembourg1 The company left the old gun positions at 0800 by motor transport and arrived at new positions at 0900 hrs.
MEDDET Senningen, Luxembourg1 No changes
331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Company / Unit Station Record of events
HQ Dalheim, Luxembourg1 No changes
HQCO Dalheim, Luxembourg1 L and R Plat operating observation post along the Moselle River. Remainder of company doing usual CP duties and guard around bivouac.
HQ1BN Canach, Luxembourg1 No changes
HQCO1BN Canach, Luxembourg1 No changes
A 1/2 mile south of Canach, Luxembourg1 On 28 September 1944 a Red Cross clubmobile visited the bivouac area playing recorded music and passing out donuts to the men. Commovied approx 11 1/2 miles by trucks. Company in woods approx 1/2 mile S. of Canach, Luxembourg.
B Canach, Luxembourg1 Co moved by truck to new area 500 yrds South of Banach, Map Luxembourg. Arrived at this area 2100.
C Welfrange, Luxembourg One pltn on outpost at Bous (Luxembourg Buss (German), shelled by enemy. One mach. gun outpost withdrew to better positions. No other enemy activity. Bn alerted for move. Company stayed in present position but broadened their front to cover the territory held by the battalion.
D 1 mile south-east of Canach, Luxembourg1 Co entrucked 2230, 28 Sep 44 to 1 mi SE Canach, Luxembourg. distance 15 mi.
HQ2BN Elvange-les-Burmerange, Luxembourg No changes
HQCO2BN Elvange-les-Burmerange, Luxembourg No changes
E Elvange-Les-Burmerange, Luxembourg No changes
F Burmerange, Luxembourg1 No changes
G 200 yards east of the Church, Wellenstein, Luxembourg1 No changes
H Elvange, Luxembourg No changes
HQ3BN Welfrange, Luxembourg Regimental Reserve
HQCO3BN Welfrange, Luxembourg Moved to new location. Regimental reserve.
I Greiveldange, Luxembourg1 No changes
K Canach, Luxembourg No changes
L Dreiborn, Luxembourg1 No changes
M Welfrange, Luxembourg No changes
SERCO 1 1/2 mile west of Hassel, Luxembourg1 No changes
ATCO 3/4 mile north of Dalheim, Luxembourg1 4th Plt called out to establish listening posts outside Dalheim.
CANCO Burmerange, Luxembourg No changes
MEDDET Dalheim, Luxembourg No changes