Vosges Mountain Campaign, U.S. 15th Corp

 

  • One: Front Lines, October 1944
  • First significant battle – Schalbach
    near Luneville, repulsed the Panzer Lehr Division attack
  • Forced winter passage through Higher Vosges Mts. capture Avricourt
  • Capture Sarrebourg
  • Assist in the capture of Strasbourg with French 2nd Div.  First U.S.  troops to reach the Rhine River

 

  1. Capture Fort Simserhof