January 5, 1942

About 4:00 P.M. January Sth, Colonel Brady assembled the Commanding Officers and Platoon Leaders of the battalion and told them that all the troops to the north would pass through the battalion line that night and that the bridge would then be blown up. The 71st Division was to hold the line and delay the..

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January 4, 1942

3rd Battalion -- 31st Infantry Battalion Staff Lieutenant Colonel Brady...................... Commanding Officer Captain O'Donovan.................  Executive Officer Captain Brennan. ................ Surgeon Captain Stroud............... Commanding Officer Company "I" Captain Talbot............ Commanding Officer Company "K" iLT Thompson..................... Commanding Officer Company "L" Captain Bell. ....... Commanding Officer Company "M” The 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, moved into position north..

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