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Two soldiers carry the body of a fellow American, near Malmedy, Belgium. Many American prisoners were murdered in the area of Malmedy. The killings would be known as the Malmedy massacre.

Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge:   divOn December 17, 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge, more than eighty unarmedBRAmerican soldiers were shot down after having surrendered to an SS tank column near the small crossroads town of Malmédy, Belgium. In vivid prose with revealing details, IFatal Crossroads/I reconstructs the previously untold story of the largest single atrocity committed against American POWs on the Western front in ...

Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge: divOn December 17, 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge, more than eighty unarmedBRAmerican soldiers were shot down after having surrendered to an SS tank column near the small crossroads town of Malmédy, Belgium. In vivid prose with revealing details, IFatal Crossroads/I reconstructs the previously untold story of the largest single atrocity committed against American POWs on the Western front in ...

A GI surveys the scene of the Malmedy massacre. The victims' bodies were preserved under the snow until Allied forces recaptured the area in January 1945.

A GI surveys the scene of the Malmedy massacre. The victims' bodies were preserved under the snow until Allied forces recaptured the area in January

Malmedy Massacure The route followed by Kampfgruppe Peiper. The crossroads of Baugnez where the Malmedy massacre happened is surrounded by a circle.

[Map] Map depicting the German Panzer Army attack during the Ardennes Offensive, Dec 1944

Malmedy massacre

* SS-Standarteführer Joachim Peiper * Commander of the SS Panzer Regiment Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler. He is shown here as an SS-Sturmbannführer.

Devil’s Adjutant: Jochen Peiper, Panzer Leader:   Much has been written about Jochen Peiper, though it is unlikely he would have been heard of outside Germany but for the infamous massacre near Malmedy, Belgium, with which his name has been forever associated. Initially shunned and even despised in the years following Germany’s surrender, Peiper is now revered and generally accepted as a brilliant solider. This meticulously researched book explores Peiper’s youth, his career with the S...

Devil’s Adjutant: Jochen Peiper, Panzer Leader: Much has been written about Jochen Peiper, though it is unlikely he would have been heard of outside Germany but for the infamous massacre near Malmedy, Belgium, with which his name has been forever associated. Initially shunned and even despised in the years following Germany’s surrender, Peiper is now revered and generally accepted as a brilliant solider. This meticulously researched book explores Peiper’s youth, his career with the S...

Bodies of U.S. officers and soldiers slained by the Nazis after capture near Malmedy, Belgium. - NARA - 196544.jpg

17 Dec 1944 – Battle of the Bulge – Malmedy Massacre – 84 American Field Artillery Observation Battalion POWs are shot by Waffen-SS Kampfgruppe Peiper.

Malmedy massacre - Wikipedia

Malmedy massacre - Wikipedia

Bodies of American POWs killed at Baugnez, december 1944 (The Malmedy Massacre).

17 December SS Kampfgruppe Peiper massacre US troops at Malmedy

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