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"CHARLIE BATTERY DIARY (Con't)
 
"CHARLIE BATTERY DIARY (Con't)
  
1 Mar      Martin from Temp Duty Div Arty. to Luty.  Btry departed Lelok at 1845.  Arrived new position (Dulken) 013973 at 2130.  Distance 8 miles.  At
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1 Mar      Martin from Temp Duty Div Arty to Duty.  Btry departed Leloh at 1845.  Arrived new position (Dulken) 013973 at 2130.  Distance 8 miles.  At Leloh battery fired registration, preparation and harassing fire, also fired at enemy tanks.  142 rounds expended.  Btry guarded enemy civilians and liberated Russians, Poles Lithuanians, and Hollanders.  Weather:  Unsettled.
                Leloh battery fired registration, preparation and harassing fire, also fired at enemy tanks.  142 rounds expended.  Btry guarded enemy civilians  
 
                and liberated Russians, Poles Lithuanians, and Hollanders.  Weather:  Unsettled.
 
  
2 Mar    Dix & Johnson, E S aptd S Sgt Btry fired preparation and interdiction fire 77 rounds expended.  Btry departed from Dulkea at 12 30, arrived new  
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2 Mar    Dix & Johnson, E S aptd S SgtBtry fired preparation and interdiction fire 77 rounds expended.  Btry departed from Dulken at 1230, arrived new position (Viersen 077961)  at 1300.  Distance traveled 4 miles.  Weather:  Snow.
                position (Viersen 077961)  at 1300.  Distance traveled 4 miles.  Weather:  Snow.
 
  
3 Mar    12 rounds expended on preparation fire.  Btry departed from Suchletn (Viersen) at 1045 arrived (Inrath 165067) at 1120.  Distance 9 miles.   
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3 Mar    12 rounds expended on preparation fire.  Btry departed from Suchletn (Viersen) at 1045 arrived (Inrath 165067) at 1120.  Distance 9 miles.  Weather : Cold.
                Weather : Cold.
 
  
4 Mar    81 rounds expended preparation fire.  Btry left Inrath at 0830 , arrived (Kapellan 207144) at 0930.  Distance 9 miles.  Btry fired its first round  
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4 Mar    81 rounds expended preparation fire.  Btry left Inrath at 0830 , arrived (Kapellan 207144) at 0930.  Distance 9 miles.  Btry fired its first round across the Rhine River.  Weather: Rainy.
              across the Rhine River.  Weather: Rainy.
 
  
  
5  Mar  Odom frdy to temp dy Liv Arty.  Btry expended 311 rounds preparation, harassing, counter-preparation, counter-battery, and registration fire.   
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5  Mar  Odom frdy to temp dy Div Arty.  Btry expended 311 rounds preparation, harassing, counter-preparation, counter-battery, and registration fire.  Several enemy shells landed in gun position, no casulaties resulted.  Btry left Kapellan at 2000, arrived new positon (Meerback 243185) at 2100. Distance 4 1/2 miles.  Weather: Fair.
              Several enemy shells landed in gun position, no casulaties resulted.  Btry left Dapellan at 2000, arrived new positon (Meerback 243185) at  
 
              2100. Distance 4 1/2 miles.  Weather: Fair.
 
  
6 Mar  Btry occupied position alone, the banks of the Rhined River (248190) fired harassing fire, 40 rounds expended.  Weather: cloudy and cold.
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6 Mar  Btry occupied position along, the banks of the Rhined River (248190) fired harassing fire, 40 rounds expended.  Weather: cloudy and cold.

Revision as of 16:05, 14 September 2017

"CHARLIE BATTERY DIARY (Con't)

1 Mar Martin from Temp Duty Div Arty to Duty. Btry departed Leloh at 1845. Arrived new position (Dulken) 013973 at 2130. Distance 8 miles. At Leloh battery fired registration, preparation and harassing fire, also fired at enemy tanks. 142 rounds expended. Btry guarded enemy civilians and liberated Russians, Poles Lithuanians, and Hollanders. Weather: Unsettled.

2 Mar Dix & Johnson, E S aptd S Sgt. Btry fired preparation and interdiction fire 77 rounds expended. Btry departed from Dulken at 1230, arrived new position (Viersen 077961) at 1300. Distance traveled 4 miles. Weather: Snow.

3 Mar 12 rounds expended on preparation fire. Btry departed from Suchletn (Viersen) at 1045 arrived (Inrath 165067) at 1120. Distance 9 miles. Weather : Cold.

4 Mar 81 rounds expended preparation fire. Btry left Inrath at 0830 , arrived (Kapellan 207144) at 0930. Distance 9 miles. Btry fired its first round across the Rhine River. Weather: Rainy.


5 Mar Odom frdy to temp dy Div Arty. Btry expended 311 rounds preparation, harassing, counter-preparation, counter-battery, and registration fire. Several enemy shells landed in gun position, no casulaties resulted. Btry left Kapellan at 2000, arrived new positon (Meerback 243185) at 2100. Distance 4 1/2 miles. Weather: Fair.

6 Mar Btry occupied position along, the banks of the Rhined River (248190) fired harassing fire, 40 rounds expended. Weather: cloudy and cold.