Belgium

A knocked out Panzerkampfwagen IV in front of the Church of Foy.

Foy, Belgium in 1945 – Then & Now with Easy Company

In the wood behind this monument, on 18 December 1944 “E” Company of the 506th P.I.R. 101st Airborne division U.S. Army dug their foxholes in the Bois Jacques Woods as part of the defence perimeter of Bastogne City that was soon to be surrounded by several enemy divisions. The circumstances were dreadful with constant mortar, …

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Allied POW Camp for female German Prisoners of War in Vilvoorde

Shown are a selection of photographs that depict female German prisoners of war outside their tented accommodation in a camp for SS, Luftwaffe and civilian women prisoners. The Prisoner-of-War camp is presumably POW Camp 2218 and was managed by British forces of the 21st Army Group and housed over 12,000 Axis POWs, both men and …

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