SS-Panzer Division 1 Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler received orders to move back at nightfall to the Polvezkoy-Solotvin-Kodnya line and to make contact with Panzer Division 1 to set up a defensive line near Hill 271.8, northeast of Berditchez. Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler's mission was to prevent any breakthrough by the Soviet forces and to keep the Zhitomir-Berditchez road open. The key to the defense was the town of Solovtin. It was heavily fortified and occupied by Flakabteilung 1 and Pioneries of Kampfgruppe Scheler, SS-Panzer Division 1 Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler.
Attacker: Russian (Elements 25th Tank Corps)
Defender: German (SS) (Elements Pzr-Pionerie Co 14 with 3/Flak Abteilung Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler)