November Footnote 9: "Major General Cota"

"In the early afternoon, General Dutch Cota paid his only recorded visit to any divisional unit during the entire course of the Schmidt-Kommerscheidt-Vossenack action.... Cota remained in the Vossenack command post for half an hour. Lieutenant Jim Condon remarked in surprise that during Cota's visit 'not a single artillery shell fell, the first such lull in six days.' The respite did not last long. 'Five minutes after he left it started all over again. One shell landed in the exact spot where his jeep had been parked.' " Curry, Follow Me and Die, 199

Return to HQ Company: 112th Infantry: November 1944

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