Monument 7th Armored Division & General Robert W. Hasbrouck
(Belgium - Luxembourg - Vielsalm)
On December 17, 1944 was the headquarters of the U.S. 7th Armored Division under the leadership of Hasbrouck located in Vielsam.
The division offered heavy resistance to the German advance in and around St. Vith.
On December 22, 20 thousand soldiers were withdrawn across the bridge at Vielsam, after which the bridges were blown up.
This monument commemorates the division, their commander and the 3500 soldiers who died in the vicinity.
- Text: Fedor de Vries
- Photos: Kees Jan (1,2) & Rudi Rasker (3,4)
Address and contactinformation
- Avenue de la Salm
- WWII grade:
Where is it?
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Point of interest
- Location Jumps Paratroopers
- Plaques 291st Infantry Regiment, 75th Infantry Division
- M4A1 Sherman Tank Vielsalm