6th U.S. Cavalry Regiment Monument
This monument can be found in the center of a circular memorial surrounded by hedgerow, in the shape of a star at ground level.
Monument The monument is composed of stone in the shape of a star about 5ft. (1.5m) across. At the center of the star is a plaque honoring the liberation of Vianden, Luxembourg by the 6th U.S. Cavalry Regiment in February 12th, 1945. The liberation of Vianden was one of the last allied offensive efforts of the Battle of Bulge. The plaque bears the coat of arms of the city of Vianden on the left, and the insignia of the 6th U.S. Cavalry Regiment on the right.
The text on the plaque reads:
"IN WORLD WAR II THE SOIL OF LUXEMBOURG WAS FREE AGAIN AFTER THE LIBERATION OF VIANDEN BY THE 6TH U.S. CAVALRY FEBRUARY 12, 1945
DEN 12. FEBRUAR 1945 GOUF VEIANEN ALS LESCHT UERTSCHAFT VUM LAND EREM FRAI 1984"