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Belgian Pillbox Assenois

This Belgian IST-pillbox, near Bastogne, was built just before World War II.

Near his Belgian bunker, the 4th Armored Division and the 101th Airborne Division made contact. This marked the end of the siege of Bastogne, on Tuesday, December 26, 1944.

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  • Text: Jeroen Koppes
  • Photos: Jeroen Koppes

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