WWII US Memorials Luxembourg and Bastogne


A brief visit to the US Military memorials in Luxembourg and Bastogne. Copyright Phil Thomason January, 2007.





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The crest of the 101st Airbourne 'Screaming Eagles' Division.
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The Memorial to the 101st/506th E-Company in front of the woods they defended during the Battle of the Bulge, Bastogne 1945.
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The memorial to E-Company, 101st Airbourne, 506th. This memorial is place in front of the positions taken by E-Company in the defence of Bastogne.
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Names of the fallen members of E-Company in the defence of Bastogne.
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Description on the memorial of the action in defence of Bastogne by 101st Airbourne,506th/E.

May the world never forget.
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View east from the front line of the 101st Airbourne at Bastogne, 1945.
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Further storm damage to the woods around Bastogne. The 101st Airbourne were dug into their foxholes on this front-line.
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Further storm damage to the woods around Bastogne. The 101st Airbourne were dug into their foxholes on this front-line.
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A tree-line front line.
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Storm damage in January 2007, reminiscent of damage caused by the German 'airburst' artillery attacks on the 101st Airbourne around Bastogne.
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Storm damage in the woods around Bastogne 2007.
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Storm damage in January 2007, reminiscent of damage caused by the German artillery and mortar attacks on the 101st Airbourne around Bastogne.
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View east fom the top of the Mardasson memorial at Bastogne.
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A point of the pentagonal memorial at the Bastogne Memorial site at Mardasson, just outside the town centre.
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Gen. Anthony C. McAuliffe, author of the reply to German demands for surrender of the 101st Airbourne at Bastogne. The reply simply said 'Nuts'.
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One of the plaques commemorating the various military units who saw action in the Battle of the Bulge, 1945. Each column of the memorial displays various plaques.
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View east, from the top of the Mardasson Memorial.
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A Sherman Tank outside the Bastogne Historical Centre.
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View down the hill from Gen.Patton's grave stone.
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The final resting place of Gen Georges S. Patton, Third Army, USA. The US Military Cemetary, Sandweiler, Luxembourg (2007)
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View up the hill to the Memorial.
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