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.

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