Memorial Battle of the Bulge

This monument exists of two memorial stones which can be found on the forecourt of the 'Musées des Franc et de la Famenne'.

The first memorial stone remembers the fact that the city was not taken by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge thanks to general Alexander Bolling and the brave men of the 84th "The Rail Splitters" Infantry Division who stopped the advance of the German troops.

The second memorial stone has been dedicated to the English, Schottish, Welshmen, Canadians, Belgian SAS para's and French SAS para's who were part of the British XXX Corps of Second British Army, 21st Army Group under command of Marshal Montgomery and who took part in the Battle of the Bulge.

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Source

  • Text: Nico van Hullebusch & De Slag om de Ardennen, de wegen van de herinnering
  • Photos: Nico van Hullebusch

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