Transition Period

2-9 January 1945

1 Main Line of Resistance held at 0900 2 January by 506th PIR.
 2 1st BN in Regimental reserve in Savy, 0800 2 January.
 3 1st BN bombed and strafed by enemy planes, 0815 2 January, on way to reserve position.
 4 2nd BN attacks at 0930 2 January and clears woods to this line. Encountered stiff resistance of short duration at 1500.
 5  1st BN in Regimental reserve in this position during 2nd BN attack from 1100 2 January to 1630 3 January.
 6 2nd BN supported 501st PIR in attack by fire from this line starting at 1200 3 January.
 7 1st BN moved back to Savy, 1630 3 January, in Regimental reserve.
 8 2nd BN relieved on this line, 2130 4 January, by 501st PIR.
 9 2nd BN in Regimental reserve from 2130 4 January to 1500 5 January.
10 2nd BN in Regimental reserve in this area from 1500 5 January to 1100 9 January.
11 1st BN alerted to take over 501st PIR sector on left flank. Moved at 2100 5 January.
12 1st BN relieved 3rd BN, 502nd PIR on this line at 0025 6 January.
13 Regimental intelligence patrols scouted woods to Fazone Lake during nights of 7-8 January and fixed enemy lines. Estimated strength at 1 enemy Company reinforced.