Hugh Smith found himself in the midst of several major events of World War II, including the Battle of Bastogne.
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A visitor walks past the Mardasson Memorial in Bastogne, Belgium. The stone structure, Belgium’s monument to the American Army, is designed in the shape of a star with the crown of the monument engraved with the names of the 48 United States of America during World War II.
More than 60 years later, World War II foxholes remain in the forests of the Belgian Ardennes, including these between Bastogne and the village of Foy in Belgium.