391st Armored Field Artillery Battalion
CITED IN THE ORDER OF THE DAY of the Belgian Army, by Decree No. 1393, 20 November 1945, by Charles, Prince of Belgium, Regent of the Kingdom, with the following citation: The 30th Infantry Division of the United States and its attached units were transferred from V to XIX Corps during the period from 17 to 21 January 1945, and then to the XVIII Airborne Corps from 22 to 25 January 1945. During the period in which they operated in these corps, they defended successfully the north flank of the German penetration into the Ardennes, in the surroundings of Malmedy, Stavelot, La Cleize, Stoumont, and Trois-Ponts in Belgium. The division and its attached units pushed back the violent and repeated attacks of the enemy and prevented the continuation of the breakthrough in the direction of Spa and Liege, the conquering of which would have meant the loss of important supply installations. During the last part of this period, the division and its attached units attacked and chased the enemy from the whole Belgian territory in its zone.
BELGIAN FOURRAGERE (1940), awarded under Decree No. 1393, 20 November 1945, by Charles, Prince of Belgium, Regent of the Kingdom.