American Temporary Cemetery Memorial - Foy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cecticide
N 50° 02.952 E 005° 44.639
31U E 696439 N 5547708
Quick Description: Memorial for the American Temporary Cemetery in Foy
Location: Luxembourg, Belgium
Date Posted: 12/6/2021 5:43:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM15CBB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ištván
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Long Description:
Memorial for the American Temporary Cemetery in Foy

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Here lies the site of the FOY AMERICAN TEMPORARY CEMETERY From 1945 to 1948 it served as a temporary resting field for 2,701 Americans killed in action during THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE 12-16-1944 * 1-28-1945

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Ici se trouvait LE CIMETIERE TEMPORAIRE AMERICAIN DE FOY De 1945 à 1948, il a servi de champ de repos à 2.701 dépouilles de soldats américains tombés pendant la BATAILLE DES ARDENNES 16-12-1944 * 28-1-1945

Citation on the marble plaque:

"We have only died in vain if you believe so;
You have to decide the wisdom of our choice,
By the World which you shall build upon headstones,
And the everlasting truth,which have your voice.

Though dead,we are no heroes yet,nor can be,
‘til the living by their lives which are the tools.
Carve us the epitaph of wise men,
And give us not the epitaph of fools."
(David J.Phillips. 506th P.IR/101st Abne Div.)
Property Permission: Public

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
Foy, Belgium


Commemoration: Battle of the Bulge

Date of Dedication: Not listed

Access instructions: Not listed

Access times: Not listed

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