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5 Pictures of the 1st Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge

October 3, 2017 joedemadio 1 Comment

On December 16, 24 enemy divisions, 10 of which were armored, launched a massive counterattack in the Ardennes sector, resulting in what became known as the Battle of the Bulge. After coming back from the Aachen area, the Big Red One held the critical shoulder of the “Bulge” at Bullingen, destroying loads of German tanks in the process. In the course of December and January they pushed the Germans back to their original starting position. On January 15, 1945, the First Infantry Division attacked and penetrated the Siegfried line for the second time.


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Belgium, 18 December 1944 – Patrol of F Company of the 3rd Battalion 18th Regiment in search of German paratroopers docked in the area between Eupen and Butgenbach.

Belgium, December 31, 1944- Paul Romanick Pvt., A 40 mm Caliber anti-aircraft gun, part of Battery B, 103th Anti-Aircraft Battalion; Sourbrodt town.

Belgium, 19 January 1945- Transport column in the station area of 1st Infantry Division; Sourbrodt.

Belgium, 21st January 1945 – Company 1 of the 3rd Battalion 16th Regiment passes through Schopen.

Belgium, 29 January 1945- The 26th Regiment machine-gun station, securing the road in newly acquired territory.


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  1. Edgar N Valderrama
    October 3, 2017 - 6:15 pm

    I got there after the Germans had been stopped but even so, there were enough experiences to last a life-time! (combat infantry – walkie-talkie)

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