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Baugnez 44 Historical Center - Malmedy - Belgium - "Battle of the Bulge"
The
Baugnez 44 Historical Center is located at the historic town of Baugnez outside Malmedy - just next to the site where a number of American soldiers were brutally murdered by the German SS in 1944. The museum has an excellent collection of uniforms, weapons and military equipment used during this battle. The museum also includes a few vehicles and canons. This is one of the places that you must visit to understand the "Battle of the Bulge".
 
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An American World War II soldier (MP) displayed at Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.

An American World War II soldier (MP) displayed at Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.
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The World War II "Malmedy massacre" has it own section at Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.

The World War II "Malmedy massacre" has it own section at Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.
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One of the posters showing the result of the World War II "Malmedy massacre" displayed at Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.

One of the posters showing the result of the World War II "Malmedy massacre" displayed at Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.
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A poster of Joachim Peiper - the German commander in charge of the troops that carried out the World War II "Malmedy massacre" - is displayed at Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.

A poster of Joachim Peiper - the German commander in charge of the troops that carried out the World War II "Malmedy massacre" - is displayed at Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.
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A scale model of the scene of the World War II "Malmeday massacre" displayed at Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.

A scale model of the scene of the World War II "Malmeday massacre" displayed at Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.
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A German World War II soldier is waiting for the Americans to arrive at the Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.

A German World War II soldier is waiting for the Americans to arrive at the Baugnez 44 Historical Center in Malmedy.
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