The village of Manhay during the Battle of the Ardennes


Heading towards Erezée and coming from La Baraque de Fraiture, at the entry of the village the tanks of 2. SS Panzer ran into American tanks andparatroopers. After having lost many tanks in the heavy fighting, the Americans abandoned Manhay and withdrew to Grandmenil. In the following days, at the cost of heavy losses, the Americans reoccupied Manhay.(Text source by Guy Blockmans / OPT)

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