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Massacre American Soldier during the Battle of the Bulge

Location:

The massacre took place on a field near a small village called Baugnez, not far from Malmedy, Ardennes (Bulge), Belgium.

History:

On December 17th 1944, 84 members of the US 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion were killed by Waffen-SS soldiers of the Kampfgruppe Peiper.

Current status:

The field were the American soldiers were killed still exist, a house has been build near the sport. Not far from the actual spot is a monument dedicated to the victims of the massacre.

The actual location of the massacre (1990).   The actual location of the massacre (1990).
     
The monument for the victims of the massacre (1990).   The monument for the victims of the massacre (1990).

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