This building, then known as 'Café Scholzen' served as temporary headquarters of the German airbome battalion which had earher captured the Intelligence and Reconnaissance Platoon, 394th Infantry on the high ground overlooking the village. The Germans held their prisoners here in Café Scholzen prior to moving them into Germany. At midnight on 16/17 December, SS-Obersturmbannführer Jochen Peiper arrived here and immediately set about moving his column out of Losheim. Accompanied by men of the parachute battalion, Peiper's column began its advance in the direction of Buchholz Station.
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