Shortly before noon on 17 December 1944, Kampfgruppe Peiper reached this point in its dash to the Meuse River. Here Peiper intended taking the shortest route to Ligneuville, which meant sending elements of his spearhead down this lane. Unfortunately for them, these vehicles got bogged down between here and the Baugnez-Ligneuville road. The bulk of the column therefore kept to the main road leading north/northwest of Thirimont.
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