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Malmedy in Leige, Wallonie, Belgium
 

American Massacre Memorial

Battle of the Bulge

 
 
American Massacre Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 1, 2008
1. American Massacre Memorial Marker
This marker is located on the main wall.
Inscription.
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 troupes Nazies, en cet endroit, le 17 Decembre 1944.

"We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain"

"Nous le disowns solennellement ces homes ne sont pas morts en vain"
A. Lincoln
 
Location. 50° 24.223′ N, 6° 3.998′ E. Marker is in Malmedy, Wallonie, in Leige. Marker is at the intersection of Rue de Luxembourg and Rue de Walmes on Rue de Luxembourg. Touch for map. This memorial is located at the Baugnez Crossroads. Marker is in this post office area: Malmedy, Wallonie 4960, Belgium.
 
Also see . . .  The Malmedy Massacre. (Submitted on February 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. War, World II

 
American Massacre Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 1, 2008
2. American Massacre Memorial
American Massacre Memorial Secondary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 1, 2008
3. American Massacre Memorial Secondary Marker
These rose trees were offered by the rose growers of Tyler (Texas) in honor of the American soldiers who fell here. 1945-1995
American Massacre Memorial Additional Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 1, 2008
4. American Massacre Memorial Additional Marker
XVUU-XII-XLIV USA-Belgium-To the prisoners of war of overseas who liberated the east-districts and were the victims of Nazies cruelty.
American Massacre Memorial Additional Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 1, 2008
5. American Massacre Memorial Additional Marker
Hommage de la commune de beverce 30 Mai 1976
American Massacre Memorial road sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 1, 2008
6. American Massacre Memorial road sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 142 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 15, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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