Operations of the 1st Bn, 358th Infantry, 90th Infantry Division
At Fort Koenigsmacker, North of Thionville, France
9 – 11 November 1944
(Personal Experience of a Heavy Weapons Company Executive Officer)
Capt Harry W. Barnes
This report covers the operations of the 1st Battalion, 358th Infantry, 90th US Division in the assault and capture of Fort Koenigsmacker, one of the forts of the outer defenses of Metz, north of Thionville, France. The battalion was commanded by Lt Col C. A. Lytle.