Tank monument Sherman at Vielsalm

The invicible tank

Sherman facing east

This M4A1 Sherman tank of the 7th Armored Division at Vielsalm has a plaque from 1984. This Sherman tank is not placed in the middle of the village but along the road to Poteau (N675).

Sherman of the 7th Armored Division

The invicible tank
The invincible courage
The American 7th Armored Division and attached units headquartered in Vielsam during the crucial period of the German offensive of the Ardennes in 1944 held the important center of St. Vith preventing any advance and any exploration on this main line thus frustrating the German offensive by its sacrifice of the allied counter offensive.
St. Vith, Belgium 17-23 dec. 1944
Dedicated 9 june 1984
Presented by the Seventh Armored Division Association in honor of all who fought so valiantly at St. Vith.

Tank Info

M4A1 Sherman tank
Rue Vieille Chavée 7

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