Troops engaged in the Giogo Pass battle – September 12-18, 1944


U.S. Army


Line Units

363rd Infantry Regiment (91st Infantry Division “Powder River”)

Divisional supporting troops (91st Infantry Division “Powder River”)
347th Field Artillery Battalion
Company C, 316th Engineer Combat Battalion
Company C, 316th Medical Battalion

Monte Altuzzo

Line Units

338th Infantry Regiment (85th Infantry Division “Custer”)

Divisional supporting troops (85th Infantry Division “Custer”)

329th Field Artillery Battalion
Company B, 310th Engineer Combat Battalion
Company B, 310th Medical Battalion

Monticelli – Monte Altuzzo

Attached troops

52nd Tank Battalion (Medium)
805th Tank Destroyer Battalion (Self Propelled)
84th Chemical Battalion
105th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion

General Corps support (II Army Corps)
178th Field Artillery Group

178th Field Artillery Battalion
248th Field Artillery Battalion
339th Field Artillery Battalion
939th Field Artillery Battalion
423rd Field Artillery Group

697th Field Artillery Battalion
698th Field Artillery Battalion
985th Field Artillery BattalionMonticelli


Monticelli / Monte Altuzzo

Line units
Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 12. (4. Fallschirm – Division)

Line units – reinforcements
Grenadier – Lehr – Brigade
Infanterie-Regiment 735 (715 Infanterie – Division)
Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 305. (305. Infanterie – Division)

Divisional supporting troops (elements) (4. Fallschirm – Division)
Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 11.
Fallschirm-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 4.
Fallschirm-Flak Abteilung 4.
Fallschirm-Pionier-Bataillon 4.
Fallschirm-Luftnachrichten-Abteilung 4.
Fallschirm-Sanitäts-Kompanie 41 and 42
Fallschirm-Granatwerfer-Bataillon 4.

Corps supporting troops (elements) (I Fallschirm – Korps)
Fallschirm-Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 11.
Fallschirm-Artillerie-Regiment 11.
Fallschirm-Granatwerfer-Bataillon 1.
Fallschirm-Luftnachrichten-Abteilung 11.
Fallschirm-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 11.

British and Italian

The British 1st Division was deployed to the right of the 85th Infantry Division. Italian troops of the 210th Division (Pack trains and engineers) were also present in support of the US II Corps.