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Story of an Army Corps from the German border to the French-Belgian border. May 1940.
The IR 84 was to cross the Meuse River on the morning of May 14, 1940, with strong support from artillery and Stuka formations of the Luftwaffe. After getting across it should establish a bridgehead on the western bank of the river. To the north the I. / IR 84 under Maj. Koboldt would be reinforced by the engineer Platoon of the regiment and to the south, the III. / IR 84 under Maj. Berger would be reinforced by a company of Pi Btl 8. No one could sleep that night and just before midnight the dinghies were there.
The former chief of the 1. Company, Oberleutnant Schlabitz, was now Adjutant in the Regiment and Leutnant Gawel was in charge of the subunit, it would be the first to cross. The water course was about 70 meters wide with plenty of bushes and shrubs on the banks, behind each tree could be the enemy. Before carrying out the crossing, still at night, it was reconnoitered towards Yvoir, a place that was free of enemy, inside some houses were found remnants of bread, cans of corned beef and cavalry’s tools; from the other side anything was seen nor heard.
Das verdammte Gewissen (La conciencia maldita). Erich Mende.
Der Weltkrieg in sein rauhen wirchlichkeit 1939-45.
Nord- Pascal Mougin.
Cheers. Raúl M
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