13 August. Railroad bridge between Carcassone and Rive Saltes which had been in continued use by German supply trains was destroyed.
14 August, Section destroyed three stone arch bridges, completely cutting Route Nationale 117 and one bypass.
16 August. Maquis force had increased from 40 to 250 men. Lack of arms prevented others from joining.
August. While placing demolition to block a road near Alet, a detail
of Maquis and four OGs were met by Germans. As Lt. Swank and Sgt. Galley
delayed the approach so the others could escape, the Lieutenant was
shot down. The others continued fire and turned back the enemy, killing
19 and wounding four. Two Maquis were killed and 2 Maquis and 2 OGs
22 August. Section and Maquis destroyed the rails at a tunnel east of Carcassonne blocking this route of enemy retreat.
August. Maquis guard at Limoux was attacked by 32 Germans trying to
escape to Spain. Section joined guard and a detail of OGs under S/Sgt.
Sampson, who had taken Lt. Swank's place, by a flanking action forced
the enemy to surrender after a half-hour battle.
Lt. Weeks later assisted Capt. Lorbeer on the Fr.-It. Border.
compiled by John Hamblet.