Rest and Training
Declassified Headquarters Reports, 350th Infantry, September 1944:
September 1 to 7: The regiment at this time was still bivouaced in the area approximately two and one-half
miles east of Livorno, Italy, and was pursuing a program of small unit training, including company and
battalion problems with special emphasis on conduct of combat in mountainous terrain.
Battalion problems were started on 4 September consisting of the battalion entering the assembly area
advancing to the line of departure and then driving the enemy from the high ground in the vicinity.
On the evening of 5 September, an order was received to move the regiment just west of Galluzzo, Italy, to rejoin
the Division, which was bivouacing approximately three miles southwest of Florence, Italy. The weather was
extremely bad, consisting of a driving rain and a strong wind.