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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The following Officers awarded the Bronze Star Medal per GO #18 Hq 83rd Inf dtd 26 January 1945:
O-394165 Seidler, Howard B. Major
O-387062 MacPherson, Robert G. Major
The following Officer Awarded the Bronze Star medal per GO #11 Hq 83rd Inf Div dtd 25 January 1945:
O-411990 Smith, Robert B. Lt Col
Brig Gen R.M. Montague presented Col Robert P. Clay, the above named Officers, with the Bronze Star Medal. Capt Karl M. Kern with the Air Medal and one oak leaf cluster. 1st Lt John S. Baker with one ok loaf cluster to the Air medal and 1st Lt Richard O. Mader the Air Medal, at Hq 83rd Div Arty Formation at Fanzel, Belgium 27 Jan 45.
Captain Charles. E. Burleson O-1166451, FA awarded the Bronze Star Medal per GO #13 Hq 83rd Inf Div dated 26 January 1945. Brig Gen R.M. Montague made the above award at Hq 83rd Div Arty Formation at Fanzel, Belgium at 27 Jan 45.
Platoon reorganized in accordance with T/O&E 19-7 dtd 12 September 1944 per ltr Hq First United States Army. APO 230, US Army file 320 (C), dtd 22 January 1945 and ltr Hq 83rd Infantry Division, APO 83, US Army file 320 (C) dtd 26 January 1945. Platoon authorized four (4) officers and one hundred and two (102) enlisted men. Platoon authorized overstrength of twenty nine-nine (29) Pvts per ltr Hq First United States Army, APO 230, US Army dtd 23 November 1944, file 32012 (AGCL).
As of Jan 45 - Company remained in the same position and continued training program. GI USO show in P.M. Movie at night. Morale improving. 27 Jan 45 - Company remained in same position and continued training.