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
A rectangle with two diagonals indicates an Infantry unit and the number on the bottom right hand indicates
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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Usual platoon training until 1100, then the company witnessed a presentation of Silver and Bronze Star Medals to the men of the Special Units. 1 EM to receive Silver Star and 3 EM to receive Bronze Star fr the company. All men who wished to attend movie did so in the afternoon. Weather: cloudy and very cool. Morale: excellent
Bn fired Harrassing concentration during night of 27 and 28 Oct. Fired Bn Registration of Base Point 1130. Fired on enemy personnel 1130. Fired on train at 1345 in enemy territory. Forward Observers reported visibility poor. Air OPs grounded by haze and low ceiling. Weather cloudy and colder. Morale excellent.
Lt Leonard and party returned fr Able Btry OP after being relieved at OP by S/Sgt jacobs. While at OP Lt Leonard reported visibilty poor and no firing observed. During night enemy patrols were heard in vicinity. Spent time in improving protection for personnel at OP. Howitzers fired on enemy troops and installations. Fired Harrassing Fire during the night. Weather: Cloudy and rainey. Morale: Excellent.
Btry fired 8 rds unobserved fire on enemy gun. Fired 4 rds Harassing Fire. Lt Dorshow is manning OP. Fired 11 rds on enemy train and station. Effect unknown. Cpl Doubek and Pfc Jones left Btry at 0400 on 48 hr pass in Paris, Fr. Rcn was made this morning for alternate position about 3 mi east of Luxembourg. Weather: Cloudy. Morale: Excellent.
Ration Section drew rations and delivered to Btrys. Bn Shop drew parts and spare parts. T/Sgt Spalding and Tec4 Garcia left Btry on 48th hr pass to Paris, France. Weather cloudy and colder. Morale excellent.