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10th US Infantry Regiment Sure River Crossing Monument

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This monument can be found atop a section of stone wall approximately 4ft. (1.2m) high, in the center of a small grove of pine trees.

The monument itself is large pyramid-shaped stone with a metal plaque affixed to it. The plaque has an engraved image and text commemorating the liberation of Bettendorf by the 10th US Infantry Regiment and select units of the 4th US Infantry Division. Below the monument, affixed to the stone wall is a framed image photo with same text translated to Luxembourgish

Monument Text:

Text from the plaque reads:
"From January 18-23, 1945 American soldiers of the 10th U.S. Infantry Division ("Red Diamond"), followed by support units of the 4th U.S. Infantry Division ("Ivy Leaves"), crossed the Sure river at sub-zero temperatures, and liberated Bettendorf and its surroundings after murderous combat"



10th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division

4th Infantry Division

5th Infantry Division

United States Army




Battle of the Bulge

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