1st Infantry Division

For the attention of:

Major General L. T. Gerow

An account of a fighting force consisting of 16th Regiment 1st Infantry Division supported by elements of the 741st Tank Battalion and the 705th Tank Battalion.

Having received orders to press the advance against retreating German forces who had dug in around a local French village near an important cross road. Entering the southern outskirts of the village had been met with little resistance.

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