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The 83rd Infantry Division on April 21, 1945

This page shows the locations and record of events for today in 1944 or 1945. The map contains the locations, based on the coordinate on the morning report, shown in NATO symbology. A rectangle with two diagonals indicates an Infantry unit and the number on the bottom right hand indicates which organization the unit is part of (e.g. 330 is 330th Infantry Regiment). The value on the bottom left is the name of the unit (e.g. A is A Company). The table below the map contains the written locations, a link to the specific morning report of that unit and the record of events for 'today'. You can collapse the entries for specific units by clicking on the table header.

Disclaimer: The data below is solely based on the information of the morning reports. Coordinates were sometimes incorrectly noted and town names written incorrectly. A 1 indicates that the town name was corrected from the original.

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83rd Infantry Division
Company / UnitStationRecord of events
HQ Calbe, Germany No changes
HQCO Calbe, Germany No changes
ARTYHQ Calbe, Germany No changes
ARTYHQBTRY Calbe, Germany No changes
ARTYMEDDET Calbe, Germany No changes
SPTRPSHQ Calbe, Germany No changes
SPTRPSMEDDET Calbe, Germany No changes
BAND Calbe, Germany No changes
MP Calbe, Germany1 No changes
329th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Company / UnitStationRecord of events
HQ Walternienburg, Germany No changes
HQCO Walternienburg, Germany No changes
HQ1BN Nutha, Germany Bn in defense.
HQCO1BN Nutha, Germany Co in defense.
A Nutha, Germany Company in defensive position at Nutha, Germany RD 9382
B Trebnitz, Germany Company on line of defense in Trebnitz, Germany RD9483. Weather rainy and windy. Morale of troops - excellent.
C Nutha, Germany Co in a defensive position at Nutha, Germany
D Nutha, Germany Company supporting Bn in defense of Nutha, Germany. Morale Excellent.
HQ2BN Walternienburg, Germany Bn still in defensive position.
HQCO2BN Walternienburg, Germany No changes
E Walternienburg, Germany Company moved to new defensive positions about 1 1/2 mi east of Walternienburg, Germany. Morale: Excellent.
F Walternienburg, Germany Co still in defensive position.
G Walternienburg, Germany Co in defensive position. Morale Excellent. Weather cool and rain. Weapons were cleaned. Two hot meals were served. Most of the men saw a movie at Bn.
H Walternienburg, Germany 20 Apr 45 - Co in Defensive Position on Regt Reserve Lin.
HQ3BN Güterglück, Germany1 Unit in defensive position
HQCO3BN Güterglück, Germany1 Co in defensive position
I Güterglück, Germany1 No changes
K Güterglück, Germany1 Co remained on outpost duty. Enemy shelled position with mortor fire only one man injured
L Güterglück, Germany1 No changes
M Güterglück, Germany1 Company in Defensive Position
SERCO Barby, Germany No changes
ATCO Walternienburg, Germany 3rd Platoon atchd to 3rd Bn and in position. 2nd Plat in Company Reserve
CANCO Walternienburg, Germany Co remaining in same area in support of Regt.
MEDDET Walternienburg, Germany1 No changes
330th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Company / UnitStationRecord of events
HQ Walternienburg, Germany Regiment completed relief of 320th Regiment. 1st Bn still attached to 329th
HQCO Walternienburg, Germany No changes
HQ1BN Alt Tochheim, Germany1 The Bn in defense position east of the Elbe river, no enemy action reported. Weather - rain. Morale - high.
HQCO1BN Alt Tochheim, Germany1 The Bn in defense position east of the Elbe river, no enemy action reported. Weather - rain. Morale - high.
A Walternienburg, Germany Changed position 1430. Shuttled by truck. Into woods and dug in. In reserve. Weather cool, rain. Morale very good.
B Alt Tochheim, Germany1 No changes
C 4 miles south-west of Badetz, Germany1 No changes
D Alt Tochheim, Germany1 Company OP moved to town of Tochheim. No change in platoon position. Weather - fair. Morale - excellent.
HQ2BN Flötz, Gödnitz, Germany1 Battalion relieves elements of 35th Inf Div and goes into holding position.
HQCO2BN Flötz, Gödnitz, Germany1 Company relieves elements of 320th Regt, 35th Inf Div.
E 1/2 mile north-west of Gödnitz, Germany1 Company moved up on line and relieved Co A, 320th Inf. Morale fair.
F 1 mile north-west of Gödnitz, Germany1 Company moved on foot to village of Godnitz and set up defensive positions. Expect to stay in this area for a while. Morale fair.
G 3/4 mile north-east of Barby, Germany1 No changes
H Flötz, Gödnitz, Germany1 Company relieved D Company 320th Inf.
HQ3BN Flötz, Gödnitz, Germany1 No changes
HQCO3BN Flötz, Gödnitz, Germany1 No changes
I Flötz, Gödnitz, Germany1 Made a motor march to new station. Relieved K Co, 320th Inf 35th Div, now in reserve.
K Gehöft Molk, Güterglück, Germany1 Company relieved Company L, 320th Inf - Commenced to set up defensive positions. Change in station fr Walternienburg, Germany rD8882 to Molk, Germany rD9285.
L Gehrden, Germany Moved from Walternienburg, Germany rD8882 to Gehrden, Germany rD9087. On OPL. Relieved Co I 320th Inf, 35th Division.
M Flötz, Gödnitz, Germany1 No changes
SERCO Werkleitz, Tornitz, Germany1 No changes
ATCO Walternienburg, Germany No changes
CANCO Walternienburg, Germany No changes
MEDDET Walternienburg, Germany No changes
331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Company / UnitStationRecord of events
HQ Kämeritz, Germany1 No changes
HQCO Kämeritz, Germany1 Company area shelled 1400 by artillery. No casualties. Weather: rain and cool. Morale: good.
HQ1BN Alt Tochheim, Germany1 No changes
HQCO1BN Alt Tochheim, Germany1 No changes
A Badetz, Germany Company dug in in defensive position. Improving positions. No enemy activity. Hot meals served. Weather cloudy.
B Badetz, Germany Co remained in same area protecting the Bn MLR. Men were given clean clothing for the first time in four weeks. No activity reported on our sector.
C Badetz, Germany No changes
D Alt Tochheim, Germany1 No changes
HQ2BN Hohenlepte, Germany Bn occupying defensive positions East of the Elbe River. Patrols active. Not much enemy activity observed. Area of Co E receives a few rds of Artillery in afternoon, little damage done. Weather cool and rainy. Morale Good.
HQCO2BN Hohenlepte, Germany No changes
E Kämeritz, Germany1 Company in woods. Setting up defensive positions in open terrain on flank. Awaiting further orders.
F Hohenlepte, Germany Company occupying defensive positions on right flank outside town of Hohenlepte. Received clean change of clothing.
G Hohenlepte, Germany No changes
H Hohenlepte, Germany Company in defense.
HQ3BN 1 mile south of Kämeritz, Germany1 No changes
HQCO3BN 1 mile south of Kämeritz, Germany1 No changes
I 1100 yards south-west of Kämeritz, Germany1 Prepared defense position.
K Badetz, Germany Badetz, 21 Apr 45: One platoon participating in combat patrol. Weather: Rain. Men in good spirits.
L Walternienburg, Germany Co still holding same positions as reserve. After a very long wait, we finally received clean clothes. A good shower would do great things for the boys now.
M Alt Tochheim, Germany1 No changes
SERCO Breitenhagen, Germany Usual Camp Duties
ATCO Kämeritz, Germany1 No changes
CANCO Alt Tochheim, Germany1 No changes
MEDDET Kämeritz, Germany1 No changes