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Combat Operations - Battle of the Bulge

3-A & 1-A Junction – January 1945

The German Winter Offensive, often called the Battle of the Bulge, which started on Dec 16 1944 at 0530, was terminated on Jan 16 1945 when the US 1-A and the US 3-A met at Houffalize, Belgium. This is...

589-FAB (Parker Crossroads) 12/44

The tactical situation may require a rigid defense of a fixed position. Such a defense, if voluntarily adopted, requires the highest degree of tactical skill and leadership. In the forested hills of eastern Belgium, stands the tiny hamlet of...

2-ID (1/9) Krinkelt-Rocherath – (12/44)

Operations of the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Indian Head, in an Hasty Defense against a German Panzer Force Attack in the north of Krinkelt-Rocherath, December 17, to December 18, 1944, during the Battle of the...

99-ID (G-395) Schleiden – 12/44

The early days of Dec 1944 witnessed major changes in the disposition of the units of the US V Corps to permit the support of, and to make possible offensive action in the sector of the Roer River Dams...

38-CRS MECZ- AAR – (12/44)

38th Cavalry Recon Squadron After Action Report, Dec 1944 The 38th Cavalry Regiment was a regiment of the US Army first established in 1916. It was the regimental affiliated with three recon and surveillance squadrons (1/38, 2/38, 3/38) that were part...