Willem Vandenameele

Museum of the Battle of the Bulge - La Roche-en-Ardenne

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This approximately 1,500 m² museum has three floors and has a grand staircase and an elevator for the disabled.

The visitor discovers more than 120 dolls of American, English, German and even Scottish soldiers in combat gear , as well as the uniforms of veterans who took part in the Battle of the Bulge. Also on display: an impressive collection of weapons (light and heavy artillery), photographs, personal effects and equipment found on site, and twenty military vehicles.

Personal combat jacket of Lieutenant Colonel Cathaert , commander of the 7th Black Watch Battalion, 51st Scottish Highland Division, who took part in the liberation of La Roche-en-Ardenne on 11 January 1945. This jacket was observed by Black Regiment Headquarters. Clock in Perth (Scotland) donated to the museum to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge.

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