Unforgettable; The Biography of Capt. Thomas J. Flynn
by Alice M. Flynn
Battle of the Bulge Defensive Positioning
Units of the 28th Infantry Division During the Battle of the Bulge
•Commanded by Maj. Gen. Norman D. Cota; Gen. George A. Davis, assistant commander •Composed of the 109th, 110th, and 112th Infantry Regiments •109th and 687th Field Artillery Battalions •103rd Combat Engineer Battalion (road and bridge maintenance, set and clear mine fields) •707th Tank Battalion •630th Tank Destroyer Battalion •447th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion •103rd Medical Battalion
*Action Report, Col. Daniel B. Strickler
110th Infantry Regiment's Defensive Positioning Summary
(Refer to map below)
110th Infantry Regiment, Col. Hurley Fuller’s command post was in Clervaux; executive officer was Col. Daniel B. Strickler
1st Battalion held the northern section with Col. Donald Paul’s command post at Urspelt:
•Company A held Heinerscheid. •Company B held Marnach. •Company C was in “reserve” in Munshausen. •Company D held Grindhausen with three machine-gun crews detached to Reuler.
2nd Battalion, in reserve:
•Companies E, F, G, and H were held behind the lines at Donnange
and Wiltz, where they served as the division’s only reserve.
•General Cota’s 28th Infantry Division command post was in Wiltz.
3rd Battalion held the southern section with Maj. Harold Milton’s
command post at Consthum:
•I Company held Weiler-les-Putscheid. •K Company held Hosingen; Attachments:
B Company, 103rd Engineer Battalion (125 men),
2nd and 3rd Platoons of M Company,
2nd platoon of 630th Tank Destroyer Battalion (30 men),
and twenty men from a “Raider” unit (organization unknown)
•Companies L and M(-)held Holzthum (just south of Hosingen). •M Company and A Company, 447th Anti-Aircraft Artillery, were in
•Companies C and L, 110th, were the “reserve” companies for their
•Companies D and M, 110th, were the heavy weapons companies;
each had spread their men and weapons spread among the strong
points of their battalion.
Also operating in the area of the 110th Infantry Regiment:
•707th Tank Battalion was at Wilwerwiltz. •630th Tank Destroyer Battalion (57-mm anti-tank guns) and 447th
Map © 2015 Philip Schwartzberg, Meridian Mapping, Minneapolis, MN
Copyright © 2011 by Alice M. Flynn
Hold to the Last Round
by James Dietz
K Company and B Company, 103rd Engineers, 110th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, defending Hosingen, Luxembourg, during the Battle of the Bulge, 16-18 December 1944.