Memories of Bastogne

This collection of watercolour pictures were painted by Monsieur Henri Lochy.

He grew up as a boy in the village of Bastogne during the years 1939-1945. 
He experienced first hand the occupation by German Armed Forces. 
Later he witnessed the seige of Bastogne when American liberators of the 101st Airborne Division
engaged in a bitter conflict whilst cut off and surrounded during the winter of 1944/45.  

At the time he did not possess a camera or any way of recording what he saw. 
Instead, he later attended art classes and created this fine collection of scenes from his boyhood memories 

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