M10 Tank Destoyer (Arlon)

Second World War
M10 Tank Destroyer Arlon

This M10 Tank Destroyer stands at the spot where Lt. R.F. Leach and Captain E.A. Hitchin were greeted by the city at the liberation of Arlon on 10 September 1944.  The Tank Destroyer belonged to the 630th Tank Destroyer Batallion, Company A and was part of the task force that liberated Arlon.  There is also a bronze plaque commemorating the liberation of Arlon by the American Army.  The Monument was innagurated on 24 September 1984 for the 40th anniversary of the liberation of Arlon.