The village of Samrée during the Battle of the Bulge


At the start of the Battle of the Ardennes, the task of the 7th Armored Division was to defend Sankt Vith, and the commander decided to set up a depot of foodstuffs, munitions and fuel at Samrée. But on the evening of 20December, in its advance towards Hotton, 116. Panzer captured Samrée and the American re-supply depots. (Text source by Guy Blockmans / OPT)Photo : Samrée : Sherman of the 2nd Armored Division (CEGES).

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