“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Historical Markers in Belgium

Oudenaarde American Monument image, Touch for more information
By Michael Manning, June 27, 2015
Oudenaarde American Monument
Belgium, East Flanders, Oudenaarde — Oudenaarde American Monument 37th and 91st U.S. Divisions Regional Activities
This monument is dedicated to the memory of the 40,000 troops of the 37th and 91st Divisions together with the 53rd Artillery Brigade of the American Expeditionary Forces, who fought in this region between 30 October and 11 November of 1918. It was . . . — Map (db m87345) HM WM
Belgium, Luxembourg, Bastogne, Wallonie — Sherman Tank Memorial
English version: This tank knocked out in December 44, recalls the sacrifice of all the fighters for the liberation of Bastogne and Belgium. — Map (db m92200) WM
Belgium, Wallone, Bastogne — Memorial du Mardasson The Battle of the Bulge An account written on the walls of the monument.
This Memorial and the Earth surrounding are dedicated to the enduring friendship of the peoples of Belgium and the United States who forged a bond from their common struggle to defeat the enemy of all free peoples. For the armies of the United . . . — Map (db m92202) WM
Belgium, Wallonie (Leige), Malmedy — American Massacre Memorial Battle of the Bulge
To the memory of the soldiers of the United States Army who while prisoners of war were massacred by Nazi troops on this spot on 17 December 1944.

A la memoire des soldats de l'armee des etats unis, prisonniers de guerre massacres par des . . . — Map (db m92232) WM

Belgium, West Flanders, Vierstraat — Kemmel American Monument 27th and 30th U.S. Divisions in the Ypers-Lys Offensive
This monument commemorates the achievements of the 27th and 30th Divisions which fought in the Ypres-Lys offensive with the British Army from 18 August to 4 September 1918. It was designed by the architect George Howe of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, . . . — Map (db m87339) HM WM

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