1 12th A Gp Ltr of Instrs 10, 21 Oct 44, with amendments, 12th A Gp Rpt of Opns, V, 97-102.
2 XIX Corps AAR, Nov 44.
3 XIX Corps Ltr of Instrs 64, 8 Nov, NUSA G-3 Jnl file, Nov 44.
4 For details on attachments, see NUSA Opns, IV, 11. This account, plus Hewitt, Workhorse of the Western Front, and official records of the corps and division provide the basic sources for the 30th Division story.
5 Strength Rpts, 15 Nov 44, LXXXI Corps, Halb KTB Anlagen, 20.X.-30.XI.44; LXXXI Corps, Zustandsberichte; Kampf um Aachen: Maps; MS # A-994 (Koechling).
6. Tel Jnl in 30th Div G-3 Jnl file, 17-18 Nov 44.
7 Conquer-The Story of Ninth Army, p. 90.
8 S. Sgt. Freeman V. Horner, Company K, 119th Infantry, charged alone across open ground into the teeth of fire from three machine guns hidden in a building. Armed with a submachine gun, he forced his way into the building, killed or captured seven of the enemy, and eliminated the enemy weapons. Sergeant Horner was awarded the Medal of Honor.
9 Order, Gruppe von Manteuffel to XII SS and LXXXI Corps, 2225, 16 Nov 44, LXXXI Corps KTB, Bef. H. Gr. u. Armee.
10 Order, Gruppe von Manteuffel to LXXXI Corps, 2230, 18 Nov 44, LXXXI Corps KTB, Bef. H. Gr. u. Armee.
11 XIX Corps Ltr of Instrs 73, 19 Nov, NUSA G-3 Jnl file, 19-25 Nov 44.
12 104th Div FO 10, 9 Nov, in 104th Div G-3 Jnl file, 5-10 Nov 44.
13 Tel Jnl in 30th Div G-3 Jnl file, 17-18 Nov 44.
14 Collins to Allen, 104th Div G-3 Jnl, 20 Nov 44.
15 Order, Gruppe von Manteuffel to XII SS and LXXXI Corps, 2225, 21 Nov 44, LXXXI Corps KTB, Bef. H. Gr. u. Armee; OB WEST KTB, 21 Nov 44.
16 See Harrison, Cross-Channel Attack, pp. 445 ff.
17 TWX, Jodl to Westphal, 9 Nov 44, OB WEST KTB, Anlage 50, I, 114-15.
18 LXXXI Corps Gefechtsbericht, AAR of 20 Nov 44.
19 104th Div G-3 Jnl, 22 Nov 44.
20 Chart of Losses Up to 24 Nov 44, LXXXI Corps Ha/b KTB, Anlagen, 20.X.-30.XI-44.
21 VII Corps Opns Memo 119, 22 Nov, VII Corps Opns Memos file, Nov 44.
22 104th Div G-3 Jnl, 22 Nov 44.
23 Hoegh and Doyle, Timberwolf Tracks, pages 141-44, contains a detailed description of this action by Al Newman, correspondent for Newsweek Magazine.
24 The Germans claimed seventy-nine prisoners. LXXXI Corps Gefechtsbericht, AAR of 30 Nov 44.
25 413th Inf AAR, Dec 44.
26 LXXXI Corps Gefechtsbericht, AAR of 30 Nov 44.
27 Casualty Figures for the Battle of Inden, 104th Div Combat Interv file, Nov-Dec 44.
28 LXXXI Corps Gefechtsbericht, AAR of 3 Dec 44.
29 Combat interviews on the battle of Lucherberg are valuable and detailed and constitute the major source for this account.
30 Within a period of two hours, 8,000 rounds of artillery were fired in the vicinity of Lucherberg. 104th Div Arty AAR, Dec 44.
31 LXXXI Corps Gefechtsbericht, AAR of 5 Dec 44.
32 All casualty figures are from 104th Division combat interviews.