In December 1944, the von Rundstedt offensive, often called “the Battle of the Bulge”, was halted by American troops at Mardasson, near Bastogne.
11 July 1934: Decision to form three "Mixed Groups" consisting of a battalion of Chasseurs Ardennais militiamen and a battalion of volunteer border...Read more
Monument dedicated to victims from the 3rd and 6th Chasseurs Ardennais in May 1940. The 6th CHA was a reserve regiment formed by splitting the...Read more
In front of the entrance, stele commemorating the fact that the 3rd CHA were garrisoned here from 1934 to 1940 and from 1952 to 1994.
• Mont le Ban, 10 May 1940: a Platoon of Chasseurs Ardennais, with only a small number of men, accomplished its mission which was to delay the...Read more
On 10May 1940.at 6 in the morning, a 1,950 kg mine laid in the main road at the foot of the church exploded causing serious damage to the church. ...Read more
On 10 May 1940, the Chasseurs Ardennais, whose mission was to delay the advancing German army, put up fierce resistance. The hours passed. The...Read more
The Battle of the Bulge, the final confrontation of the Second World War in Belgium, was fought from 16 December 1944 to 28 January 1945. Bastogne and...Read more
Inaugurated in 1950, the Mardasson memorial is a large structure in the form of a star, which was built by the Belgians as a tribute to the 76,890 US soldiers...Read more
Bois de la Paix (Peace Wood) is a 3 ha green area, where 4,000 trees have been planted so that when they are viewed from the air the UNICEF logo can be...Read more