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For and after the 70th anniversary

Monuments of the World War II, for and after 70th anniversary

Aywaille, Belgium 

At the memory of the crew of B-17 N°. 43-37569 shot down by the enemy December 24, 1944 (December 19, 2015)

Foy, Belgium

Jacques's Wood was the site of unusually violent fighting.

In Jacques Wood, American soldiers stopped the German army (which was occupying Foy) on its way to Bastogne.

This memorial honors the courage and the heroism of the American soldiers during the winter 1944-1945 (May 29, 2015)

 Fraiture, Belgium

Commemorative plaque at the Memory of Pfc Albert W DUFFER, 1st Platoon, "I" Company, 330th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division.  Killed in the village of Fraiture January 6, 1945 (January 6, 2015)

Grufflingen, Belgium 

Monument honoring the Corporal Horace "Bud"Thorne, 89th Cav Recc Sq, 9th Armored Division,  who was posthumously awarded with the Congressional Medal of Honor for heroic action on December 21, 1944 (September 24, 2018)  C47 Club

Grosslangenfeld, Germany

To commemorate the 26th Infantry Regiment, "Blue Spader" 1st Infantry Division "Big Red One" and all their attached units for the period of 16 November through 5 December 1944. (October 5, 2017)

La Fosse (Manhay), Belgium

Monument dedicated at the memory of the crew of B-24 "King Size" N° 42-50612 crashed in the Meadows of the La Fosse, Belgium on December 25, 1944. Six crewmen's were KIA, one died of his wounds in Bitburg, Germany and two escape and returned home. (December 29, 2018)

Lanzerath, Belgium

Commemorative plaque in honor and remembrance of the paratroopers and glidermen of the 82ndAirborne "All American" Division for their selfless sacrifice and courage liberating Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge.

On January 31st, 1945 Lanzerath was liberated by the Division's 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment. 

This plaque commemorates the 70th anniversary of the 82nd Airborne's final combat action in Belgium before breaching the West Wall and fighting in Germany. (January 31, 2015)  C47 Club

OUR DUTY IS TO REMEMBER

 

Manhay, Belgium

 7th Armored Division and 106th Infantry Division

It is in homage to all those men who gave their lives, sacrificed their youth and their health that this monument is dedicated to them. Let's never forget the horrors of war.
(December 17, 2017)
Marvie, Belgium   

 

Monument erected in honor of the members of the 327th Glider Infantry Regiment who gave their life and paid their blood in the defense of MARVIE during the German winter offensive in December 1944.  (December 5, 2014)

 

En l'honneur des membres du 327ème Glider Infantry Regiment qui ont donné leur vie et verse leur sang en défendant MARVIE durant la Batailles des Ardennes.

Noville, Belgium 

Monument Desobry:  Never forget the courage and the sacrifice of the Young GIs in the Battle around Noville.  (December 14, 2014)

10th Armored Division - 101st Airborne Division - 3rd Army

Monument Desobry: N'oublions jamais le courage et le sacrifice des jeunes GI, dans les combats de Noville.

Rencheux (Vielsalm), Belgium

Commemorative plaque in honor of all the members of the US Air Force and the Royal Air Force, of all nationalities, serving in WWII in the skies over Belgium.  (December 18, 2014)

Plaque commémorative en mémoire de tous les membres de l'US Air Force, de la Royal Air Force et des autres alliés de toutes nationalités qui ont servi pendant la 2ème guerre mondiale dans le ciel belge. ( 18 décembre 2014)  C47 Club

Rencheux (Vielsalm), Belgium

Plaque in tribute of Belgian SAS and Joseph Wathelet, SAS of Vielsalm, killed in April 1945 (May 9, 2015)  C47 Club

Rencheux (Vielsalm), Belgium 

Plaque in tribute to the 320th Dutch Squadron of the RAF.  One aircraft shot down over Vielsalm with airgunner Sergeant Jillings killed on December 29, 1944.  (May 9, 2015)  C47 Club 

Rencheux (Vielsalm), Belgium

Commemorative plaque in honor of all the men of the 75th Infantry Division, active in combat on the Salm River Valley in 1945. (January 16, 2016)

Plaque commémorative en l'honneur de tous les hommes de la 75th Infantry Division qui ont combattu dans la vallée de la Salm en 1945. (16 janvier 2016)  C47 Club

Rochelinval, Belgium 

New Memorial dedicated to Richard J. FIELD and his fellow soldiers of the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion.  On this field, scene of fierce combat on January 7, 1945, part of the ashes of Richard "Dick" FIELD have been dispersed by his daughter Ginni and his grand-daughter Rachael. (January 7, 2017)  C47 Club

Rochelinval, Belgium 

 Plaque honoring the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion "Lest We Forget

 January 7, 1945: the small village of Rochelinval was the military objective for the battalion.  The "A", "B" and "C" Companies suffered heavy losses, resulting the near-total annihilation of the original battalion that launched the counter-offensive in the Morning of January 3, 1945    (Janauary 7, 2017)  C47 Club

 Savy (Bastogne), Belgium 

Plaque dedicated to the officers and soldiers of the 377th Parachute Field Artillery of the 101st Airborne Division who in December 1944 and January 1945 repulsed the nazi's invaders in this area and more particularly to:  Captain Charles Knight, Lt Red Richardson, Lt Wick Goist ans Lt Everett Andrew who stayed in this house in December 1944.  (December 9, 2016)