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Memorial Civilian Victims Bobardment 22-12-1944 Malmedy

The text on the stone in the front may be translated as follows:
Battle of the Ardennes
Bomb raids on Malmedy – December 1944
In memory of the civilian victims
By public subscription on 22 December 1984


In the background there are five plaques with the names of the 214 civilian victims that fell during the "Battle of the Bulge". On the first two plaques from the left the names of the victims from Malmedy itself can be read.
On the following plaques to the right, the names of the victims from the wide area around Malmedy can be read.

Amongst which:
Bellevaux-Ligneuville, Beverce, Amel, Meyerode, Büllingen, Rocherath, Bütgenbach, Elsenborn, Reuland, Aachen, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Kalterherberg.

And also several unidentified victims.

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Source

  • Text: Mia van den Berg
  • Photos: TracesOfWar.com