2nd DIVISION (REGULAR) AEF:
SUMMARY OF INTELLIGENCE

November 27, 1918 to November 28, 1918






CONFIDENTIAL
Not to be taken into front line trenches.

2nd DIVISION (REGULAR) AEF.
Second Section, G. S.
No. 132

SUMMARY OF INTELLIGENCE
November 27, 1918 to November 28, 1918.
10 h. to 10 h.


I. GENERAL IMPRESSION OF THE DAY:

The division remained halted on the general line REISDORF sq. 73 - BEAUFORT sq. 94 - BERDORF sq. 95. The indications point to the complete withdrawal of the enemy's forces from our front. No acts of hostilities were committed. The inhabitants of the occupied territory continue to show a friendly attitude towards our troops.

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II. ENEMY ORDER OF BATTLE:

Identifications:
~~174th Infantry and 23rd Artillery (Foot)
~~One company of the 23rd artillery and one company of the 174 Infantry were identified as leaving BOLLENDORF yesterday. The troops left behind 2 kitchens and 2 caissons. The destination of the troops was given by the inhabitants of the town as PIEPBOSCH and located by them as laying about 25 kilometers north of BOLLENDORF. (No such town can be located on the 1/200,000 scale map).

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III. ENEMY MOVEMENT:

~~Nothing to report.

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IV ENEMY MORALE:

~~Nothing new to report.

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V. STATE OF THE HORSES, MATERIAL, ETC:

(a) With the Retreating Enemy:
~~Nothing to report.

(b) Left Behind:
~~Nothing to report.

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VI. CONDUCT OF THE ENEMY:

(a) On the March:
~~Nothing new to report.

(b)In Regard To The Population Of The Evacuated Districts:
~~Nothing new to report.

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VII. OBSERVATION OF THE ARMISTICE:

No violation of the Armistice has been discovered.

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VIII. POPULATION OF THE NEWLY OCCUPIED TERRITORY:

(a) Incidents Which Followed the Occupation:
~~Nothing to report.

(b) The Attitude of the Population And The Appearance of The General Situation:
~~Nothing to report.

(c) The Condition In Which The Occupied Territory Was Found:
~~Nothing to report.

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IX. RELEASED PRISONERS OF WAR:

(a) Who They Are:
~~No change from yesterday.

(b) Their Mental And Physical Condition:
~~No change from yesterday.

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X. MISCELLANEOUS:

An absentee, Private of Marines, reported in after being absent since Nov. 15th, and claims to have been to COBLENZ in search of his battalion. He visited the city of Luxembourg and Treves on his way and travelled by train along with the German soldiers. He reports good order in Treves and Coblenz and kindly treatment at the hands of the Germans. In Treves, the government was in charge of the Socialists, the town was well policed by Guards, wearing white bands on their arms. He roports very heavy trains of soldiers going towards the frontier.
(A detailed interrogation of this man will be made later).


R.S. KEYSER
Major, Marines
A. C. of S., G-2




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