Joachim Peiper at the Malmedy massacre trial

Joachim Peiper at the Malmedy massacre trial

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Two soldiers carry the body of a fellow American, near Malmedy, Belgium. Many American prisoners were murdered in the area of Malmedy. The killings would be known as the Malmedy massacre.

A GI surveys the scene of the Malmedy massacre. The victims' bodies were preserved under the snow until Allied forces recaptured the area in January 1945.

A GI surveys the scene of the Malmedy massacre. The victims' bodies were preserved under the snow until Allied forces recaptured the area in January

The Malmedy massacre was a war crime in which 84 American prisoners of war were murdered by their German captors during World War II. The massacre was committed on December 17, 1944, by members of Kampfgruppe Peiper (part of the 1st SS Panzer Division), a German combat unit, during the Battle of the Bulge.    The massacre, as well as others committed by the same unit on the same day and following days, was the subject of the Malmedy massacre trial, part of the Dachau Trials of 1946. The…

Bodies of U. officers and soldiers slained by the Nazis after capture near Malmedy, Belgium

Joachim Peiper as defendant at the Malmedy massacre trial (May-July 1946)

Joachim Peiper as defendant at the Malmedy massacre trial (May-July 1946)

Malmedy massacre

SS-Standartenführer Joachim Peiper, commander of the SS Panzer Regiment LSSAH. He is shown here as an SS-Sturmbannführer.

Malmedy Massacre

Malmedy Massacre

The Malmedy massacre, near the Belgian town by the same name, in which 80 American prisoners of war were murdered by their German captors during World War II. The massacre was committed on December 17, 1944, by members of Kampfgruppe Peiper (part of the 1st SS Panzer Division), a German combat unit, during the Battle of the Bulge.

Bodies of American prisoners executed in Belgian town of Malmedy (Malmedy).

The memorial of the Malmedy massacre at Baugnez. Each black stone embedded into the wall represents one of the victims.

The Malmedy massacre was a war crime in which 84 American prisoners of war were murdered by their German captors near Malmedy, Belgiu.

The route followed by Kampfgruppe Peiper. The crossroads of Baugnez where the Malmedy massacre happened is surrounded by a circle.

[Map] Map depicting the German Panzer Army attack during the Ardennes Offensive, Dec 1944

Malmedy massacre Gen. Sepp Dietrich

Dietrich, Josef "Sepp", born on in Hawangen, Bavaria, was a German SS General. He was one of Nazi Germany's most decorated soldiers and commanded formations up to Army level during World War II.

The Malmedy massacre (1944) was a war crime in which 84 American prisoners of war were killed by their German captors near Malmedy, Belgium, during World War II. The massacre was committed on December 17, 1944, at Baugnez crossroads, by members of Kampfgruppe Peiper (part of the 1st SS Panzer Division), a German combat unit, during the Battle of the Bulge.

The Malmedy Massacre was a war crime in which 84 American prisoners of war were murdered by members of Kampfgruppe Peiper (part of SS-Panzer-Division Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler). This tragedy happened on December during the Battle of the Bulge.

Joachim Peiper (1915-1976) was a an SS-Standartenführer in the Waffen-SS during WWII and personal adjutant to Heinrich Himmler between November 1940 and August 1941. (Colourised)

SS-Standartenführer Joachim Peiper after his capture by US forces, August 1945

Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge -- Paperback (432 pages), kindle -- Reconstruction of the story of the largest single atrocity committed against American POWs on the Western front in World War II. #WWII

Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge -- Paperback pages), kindle -- Reconstruction of the story of the largest single atrocity committed against American POWs on the Western front in World War II.

Bodies of American POWs killed at Baugnez, december 1944 (The Malmedy Massacre).

An American soldier points to the head wounds of a dead soldier shot by the SS at Malmedy in December, 1944

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