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Memorial Ambush Hanssen

On this location, 600 meters from the museum in Poteau, a unit of the 14th Cavalry Group ran into an ambush of the Kampfgruppe Hanssen. Two American soldiers (Charles L. Yost and Henry A. Brueninger) were killed. The Germans had some camera reporters with them, who took some of the most famous pictures of the Battle of the Bulge on this location.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Yvonne Tepen