July 21, 1944

Friday, July 21, 1944: Bivouac northwest of La Mere des Pierres.

On the 20th at 2345 hours, unit was alerted for movement into the front lines as infantry in gap between 83rd and 90th Divisions. The following day 1102nd Engineer Combat Group established an advanced CP[i] with the battalion. Except for sweeping nearby bivouac area for mines, no engineer work was done during the alert period which remained in effect until 0500 on the 26th of July.

[i] Command post

Quoted from Robert Greenwalt’s unit history.

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