Rest and Training
Declassified Headquarters Reports, 350th Infantry, August 1944:
August 15th to August 20th: An exciting and interesting comparative contest was held 15 August 1944, to
determine by comparative scores the outstanding companies in the firing of the rifle, machine gun and pistol.
On 15 August the regiment was engaged in a day and night problem that began at 0700 hours, continued through
the night and finished at 1500 hours the following day.
On 17 August the regiment heard a lecture by an officer from Counter-Intelligence Corps on the importance of
security measures in combating the enemy espionage system. In the afternoon, the battalions resumed their
training with the direct support of tanks. At the same time, regimental special units engaged in a competitive
Through 18 and 19 August, the first and second battalions completed their combined tank-infantry training
by running platoon and squad problems, as the third battalion continued training in the use of all weapons.
Most of the 19th of August was devoted to showers and care and cleaning of equipment.