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Mardasson Memorial

Colline du Mardasson, Bastogne, Belgium
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Ranked #5 of 10 attractions in Bastogne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, Historic Walking Areas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Very impressive and awe-inspiring memorial to the American troops killed during the 2WW. Worth walking the stairs as the view from the top is spectacular.

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Jupiter, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

We were here with a tour group and the weather was awful! We still made our way through the Memorial. It's very moving. If you are anywhere close you owe it to yourself to check it out.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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137 reviews 137 reviews
108 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This striking memorial monument is kinda stuck out in the middle of no where. However, they do a nice job of telling the story how the brave young men fought here

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birmingham, alabama
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The Memorial was under improvements, so there was no way to get a picture without scaffolding. The memorial looks nice but there was really not a whole lot to see or to hold my interest, and I am a huge WWII buff!

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Argyle, Texas
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284 reviews 284 reviews
68 attraction reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A grand, impressive, moving, and much appreciated memorial to those Americans who died in the liberation of Bastogne.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The construction and sentiment behind this are great but who set out the words carved into the monument?? I have never seen so many words hyphenated over two lines. I am no English language snob but there was not one panel where this did not happen making reading the rather prosy words difficult and for a non English speakers quite... More

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Tadcaster, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Massive structure in the shape of a star to commemorate the American service personnel who died during the WW2 battles around Bastogne. On our visit they were working on a new display hall on the site, which will probably be well worth a visit.

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Dallas, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Very nice memorial to those who fought in WWII in that area. Certainly worth a visit. Unfortunately we did not have time for the museum. Have to do that next time.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Went here on a guided trip with Henri Mignon. He is not listed as a guide on Trip Advisor....he should be. This sight was one of many amazing sights we visited. He gave all the details of this and all about the Battle of the Bulge from a personal experience standpoint as he was a young boy that lived through... More

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14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Really nice memorial that is kept clean and tidy. The story of Bastogne is told on the inside pillars and is well worth a read. Well done and thanks

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