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Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes - Belgium - "Battle of the Bulge"
The
Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes is located in a road junction that in 1944 was the scene of an ambush by the German SS against an American panzer column. Some of the most famous German World War II pictures were taken during this battle. The museum has a nice collection of vehicles, uniforms, weapons and other military equipment used during this battle. This is one of the places that you must visit to understand the "Battle of the Bulge".
 
Poteau - Vielsalm

An American World War II a M8 Greyhoud armoured car at Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes.

An American World War II a M8 Greyhoud armoured car at Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes.
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German World War II soldiers and an anti-tank canon displayed outside the Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes.

German World War II soldiers and an anti-tank canon displayed outside the Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes.
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A drawing of the 1944 Poteau ambush displayed at the Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes.

A drawing of the 1944 Poteau ambush displayed at the Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes.
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An American World War II half-track displayed at Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes.

An American World War II half-track displayed at Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes.
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An American World War II "pocket motorcycle" displayed at the Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes.

An American World War II "pocket motorcycle" displayed at the Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes.
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A German World War II canon displayed outside the Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes. In the area outside the museum you can still see "foxholes" and other remains from the battle in 1944.

A German World War II canon displayed outside the Museum Poteau '44 Ardennes. In the area outside the museum you can still see "foxholes" and other remains from the battle in 1944.
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