Diversionary Attack
9 -12 January 1945

 1 Line held by 1st BN and 3rd BN, morning of 9 January.
 2 2nd BN, in Regimental reserve 9 January, alerted to attack.
 3 3rd BN relieved by 501st PIR, 0800 9 January.
 4 3rd BN moved to assembly area prior to attack, 1030 9 January.
  Regiment limiting point, 1700 9 January to 1730 10 January.
 6 2nd BN attack, 1100 9 January.
 7 3rd BN attack, 1100 9 January.
 8 1st BN assembled from sector line and went into Regimental reserve behind 2nd BN, 1345 9 January to 0830 10 January.
 9 Reached phase line 3 at 1530 9 January.
10 1st BN moved to this position in Regimental reserve, 0800 10 January.
11 1st BN ordered to take old position on this line, 1555 10 January.
12 BNs ordered to withdraw from this line, 1910 10 January.
13 2nd BN in Regimental reserve, 2150 10 January.
14 3rd BN in Division reserve, 2340 10 January.
15 3rd BN ordered to relieve 3rd BN, 327th Glider Infantry Regiment, 1825 12 January.
16 3rd BN completed relief of 327th GIR, 2115 13 January.

Diversionary Attack 9-12 January 1945
from the Currahee Scrapbook, 506th PIR 20 July 1942 - 4 July 1945


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