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Elsenborn Ridge monument dedication is Dec. 16

A new monument will be dedicated Dec. 16 on the east side of Camp Elsenborn.

“The monument is dedicated to all American and German soldiers who fought and suffered during the Battle of the Bulge, as well as all the Belgian civilians,” according to Jean-Philippe Speder, one of the 99th MIA Project “Diggers.”

Speder said the ceremony will be attended by representatives of American, Belgian, Luxembourg, German, and British armies, color guards, military attaches of the different embassies, and local politicians as well as U.S. and German veterans.

Veterans of the 99th Infantry Division are welcome to attend and participate in the ceremony. For more information, e-mail Speder at digger_phil@versateladsl.be, or write to him at les Closures 17, B4970 Stavelot, Belgium.

Last modified Dec. 17, 2008

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