Bastogne corridor held by 110th IR during the Battle of the Bulge
110th Infantry Regiment’s Defensive Positioning in Bastogne Corridor
110th Infantry Regiment, Col. Hurley Fuller’s command post was in Clervaux; Executive Officer was Col. Daniel B. Strickler
1st Battalion held the northern section with Col. Donald Paul’s command post at Urspelt:
- Company A held Heinerscheid.
- Company B held Marnach.
- Company C was in “reserve” in Munshausen.
- Company D held Grindhausen with three machine-gun crews detached to Reuler.
2nd Battalion, in reserve:
- Companies E, F, G, and H were held at Donnange and Wiltz, where they served as the division’s only reserve.
- General Cota’s 28th Infantry Division command post was in Wiltz.
3rd Battalion held the southern section with Maj. Harold Milton’s command post at Consthum:
- I Company held Weiler-les-Putscheid.
- K Company held Hosingen; Attachments: B Company, 103rd Engineer Battalion (125 men), 2nd and 3rd Platoons of M Company, 2nd platoon of 630th Tank Destroyer Battalion (30 men), and twenty men from a “Raider” unit
- Companies L and M held Holzthum (just south of Hosingen).
- M Company and A Company, 447th Anti-Aircraft Artillery, were in Consthum.
- Companies C and L, 110th, were the “reserve” companies for their respective battalions.
- Companies D and M, 110th, were the heavy weapons companies; each had spread their men and weapons spread among the strong points of their battalion.
Also operating in the area of the 110th Infantry Regiment:
- 707th Tank Battalion was at Wilwerwiltz.
- 630th Tank Destroyer Battalion (57-mm anti-tank guns) and 447th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion had also spread their men and weapons among the strong points of each battalion.