From the Combined Arms Research Library of the Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Aug. 1 to 31, 1944..............7 Pages (Includes casualties), Sept. 1 to 30, 1944..............7 Pages (Includes casualties), Oct. 1 to 31, 1944...............3 Pages (Includes casualties), Nov. 1 to 30, 1944..............3 Pages (Includes casualties), Dec. 1 to 31, 1944...............7 Pages (Includes casualties), Jan. 1 to 31, 1945...............6 Pages (Includes casualties), Mar. The division then swung northwards through the Rhineland, reaching the west bank of the Rhine on 10 March. Attached to: 82d Airborne Division; 3d, 5th Armored divisions; 75th Infantry Division. By the end of the war, the Battalion had accounted for 60 tanks and self-propelled guns, as well as 30 pieces of artillery and over a hundred other vehicles, with over 1200 enemy killed and 1500 prisoners taken. Activated 15 December 1941 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pennsylvania. The unit was commanded by 1st Lt. Charles A. Cocoran who came from the 107th Field Artillery Bn. On 11 August a Panzer IV was destroyed, the first of the battalion's tank kills, and the same night, the rearguard of Company A encountered a German column, and in a close-range action accounted for eight vehicles and 240 enemy troops; a sergeant of the company received both the Silver Star and the Croix de Guerre for this action, giving the battalion its first tank kill and its first combat decoration on the same day. 2.) After operating along the Seine for several days, the battalion withdrew southeast to rest on the 25th. The battalion was formed in early 1941 as the 28th Infantry Division Provisional Antitank Battalion, and on 15 December was redesignated as the 628th Tank Destroyer Battalion, in line with the reorganization of the anti-tank force. • 634th Tank Destroyer Battalion - Brief history of the 634th along with unit rosters and After Action Reports for August 1944. The 628th Tank Destroyer Battalion was a tank destroyer battalion of the United States Army active during the Second World War. It was redesignated the 628th Tank Battalion after the end of the war, and today exists as the 103rd Armor Regiment. Victory TD by United States. From the 13th to the 29th, the battalion fired 1500 rounds of harassing fire at targets in the Ruhr, on the far bank. All Rights Reserved. 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