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M4A3 Sherman Tank Château de Clervaux

A Sherman tank placed in the garden in front of the castle. A remarkable item: the B.A.R. from private Reiben from the movie 'Saving Private Ryan'.

Text on the plaque:
This U.S. Sherman M4A3 (76)
of Company B, 2nd Tank Batallion
9th Armored Division
is the only known surviving
Combat vehicle of the Division
put out of action on December 17, 1944
while defending Clervaux
here at the gate to the castle



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Source

  • Text: W. Kiggen / Mia van den Berg
  • Photos: Peer Franken

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