A battalion from the 45th Infantry Division, reinforced with A and B Companies, 191st Tank Battalion, and ample artillery, began their attack just before dawn to retake the Aprilia Factory. The attack was initially successful, but came to a halt when ammunition was nearly exhausted. The Americans conducted an orderly withdrawal to resupply and regroup for another attack.
Attacker: American (Reinforced elements of 1-179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division)
Defender: German (Elements of Panzergrenadier Division 29 and Fallschirmjager Division 4)