The village of Dochamps during the Battle of the Ardennes


On 20 December, having suffered heavy losses andrunning short of ammunition, the Americans leftthe village followed a few days later by the villagers. Dochamps was finally liberated on 7 January ’45, but upon returning home, thevillagers found it looted and in ruins.(Text source by Guy Blockmans / OPT)Photo : Dochamps, Slippery ground for the Sherman tanks of the 2nd Armorded Division (Us Army).

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