Endnotes for Chapter XXVII

1 In November the Volunteer Fire Department in Mal­médy had been reorganized and activated but by the 23d of December the entire group had left the town.

2 The socialists in the government maneuvered a crisis on 1 February. The resignation of the socialist ministers, on top of the resignation of the communists back in November, was sufficient to topple the Pierlot cabinet. History of Events in Belgium, Sep 44-Jul 45, in SHAEF files, G-5, 17.02, Final Rpt, pt, I, SHAEF Mission to Belgium.

3 In letter, CofS, SHAEF, to General Erskine, 11 May 1945, the Luxembourg Civil Affairs Detachment was re­designated SHAEF Mission (Luxembourg).

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