During the von Rundstedt attack, the Germans abandoned many vehicles along the road. The Panther Mark V tank belonged to the 116th Panzer Division, the one wich invaded Houffalize on December 19th 1944.

As of 3 May 2017 the Panther has been deconstructed and transported to the Bastogne Barracks for a 2 year renovation.

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  • Text: STIWOT
  • Photos: Arjan Vrieze (1,2,3), Barry van Veen (4) en de tank in 1945 (5)
  • HERVOUET, S. e.a., Guides des MuseÚs 39/45, Le Grand Blockhaus, 2005.
  • PALLUD, J.P. & RAMSEY, W.G., Battle Of The Bulge.
  • VORWALD, P., Battle Of The Bulge.

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