Friedrich Lengfeld Memorial

Memorial donated by Americans for German officer Friedrich Lengfeld, at the Hütgen War Cemetery.

The text on the monument says:

No man hath greater love than he who layeth down his life for his enemy

In memory of Lieutenant Friedrich Lengfeld 2nd.co fues.bn.275 th inf.div

Here in hürtgen forest on November 12.1944 Lt Lengfeld, a German officer,gave his life while trying to save the life of a American soldier lying severely wounded in the Wilde Sau minefield and appealing for medical aid.

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