Monument dedicated to the soldiers of the 99th 'Checkerboard' Infantry Division for their brave defense of the northern sector during the Battle of the Bulge. The soldiers of the 99th Infantry Division were called 'Battle Babies' because they were very green.

The memorial is situated near the church of Krinkelt. This monument erected by friends and members of the 99th Infantry Division Association

Text on the monument:
99th Infantry Division World War II
"Battle Babies"

This monument stands in honor of members of the 99th Infantry Division and attached units
who gallantly served and those who died for freedom and in the name of liberty during World
War II in Europe. It is a memorial commemorating their service to mankind.

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Source

  • Text: Barry van Veen
  • Photos: Randy Brandt (1), Barry van Veen (2,3) & Yvonne Tepen (4,5)

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