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M4A3(76)w Sherman Tank & Memorial Task Force Hogan

This M4A3(76)w Sherman is located in Beffe. The American tank stood just along the road between Samrée and Amonines, until 1984. Now it is a memorial for the Task Force Hogan.
The tank contains two plaques:
The text on the first plaque:
No more war
The municipality Rendeux thanks the brave American liberators of January 1945
July 1945


Text on the second plaque:
In dedication
To
The officers and men of
Task Force Hogan
Now designated – 3rd BN 33rd Armor ("Picles")
3rd Armored Division
Task Force Hogan:
HQ 3rd BN, 33rd Armd Regt.
A Co., 33rd Armd Regt.
A Co., 83rd Rcn. Bn.
1st Plat C Co, 83rd Rcn Bn.
A Battery, 54 FA Bn.
Section of 486th AAA Bn.

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Source

  • Text: Rik Teernstra & Mia van den Berg
  • Photos: Peer Franken

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