This was the leading Panthertank of Kampfgruppe Von Cochenhausen (part of the 2. Panzerdivision). On the morning of 24 December this tank triggered a mine around 6 o’clock and was destroyed.

This incident happened in the fields near the castle at the N510/N48 crossroads. The tank was later situated at the crossroads in front of he pub in Celles (near Dinant).

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  • Text: Jean Paul Pallud - The Battle of the Bulge, After the Battle/Then and Now
  • Photos: Kees Jan Koster

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