Tank monument Sherman La Roche-en-Ardenne

On the marketplace

Tank in the middle of Bastogne

This M4A1(76) Sherman tank is situated in the centre of La-Roche-en-Ardenne. The town La-Roche-en-Ardenne was almost totally destroyed during the Battle of the Bulge.
In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, this monument was erected by a Cavalry regiment of the Belgian army in 2004.

The plaque at the front reads:
In honor of the gallant soldiers of the 2nd and 3rd US Armored Divisions who liberated our town and its villages in January 1945 during the Battle of the Bulge.
M4A1 SHERMAN TANK (76-mm. gun), restored and put in position by the Belgian “1/3 Régiment de lanciers” (Cavalry Regiment)
La Roche-en-Ardenne, 17th December 2004

This Sherman with nickname AMBOY is located at Quai de l’Ourthe, 6980 La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium.