Two experienced German armored divisions were attempting to break out and link up with units in the Gambshiem bridgehead to surround and annihilate the U.S. 6th Corps. Disaster was on the march. Everyone in the 79th was pressed into service including cooks and clerks who worked feverishly to improve their defenses, including a hastily laid minefield. At first, the German seemed unstoppable, then as one German tank after another went up in flames. . . .
Attacker: German (Elements of the 21st Panzer Division)
Defender: American (Elements of the 313th Regiment, 79th Infantry Division and the 14th Armored Division)