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Baugnez - Malmedy 1945 - 1er Monument aux victimes US du massacres. (The Malmedy Massacre).

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One of the few (if only) photos of Hitler with Joachim Peiper on the right. He was responsible for the wicked Malmedy massacre.

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81 dead American soldiers of the 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion, murdered by Waffen SS troops, December 17, 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge near the Belgian town of Malmedy. These Americans were killed after they surrendered.

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Peiper's Last Advance by Nicolas Trudgian . Peiper was the SS commander whose troops carried out the Malmedy Massacre of surrendered US troops. This looks like the Battle of the Bulge.

A GI surveys the scene of the Malmedy massacre. The victims' bodies were preserved under the snow until Allied forces recaptured the area in January 1945.

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Malmedy massacre The bodies are taken to Malmedy, where the autopsies would take place. 14 January 1945

Renowned Tiger ace Michael Wittmann (left) presenting his crew to his SS superior Joachim Peiper (later of Malmedy massacre fame) on the Eastern Front, 18 January 1944. In June Wittman achieved an astonishing single handed success against the British at Villers-Bocage, but was killed in combat by one of their Sherman Fireflys in August.

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