Willem Vandenameele

Sherman M4A1 tank monument - La Roche-en-Ardenne

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The Tank Monument is a war memorial on the Quai du Gravier overlooking the Ourthe.

The tank is of the M4A1 Sherman type and this particular tank was nicknamed AMBOY . The Sherman tank replaced the M46 Patton in 2004 , donated to La Roche by the Arlon Infantry School in 1990.

During World War II, La Roche-en-Ardenne was largely destroyed during the Battle of the Bulge . 114 residents lost their lives. On January 11, 1945, La Roche was liberated by the British and Americans.

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