Battle of the Bulge 75th Anniversary sponsored by University of Maryland Global Campus | Europe

A battered World War II hero of Bastogne gets a new home, museum built around it

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FORT BELVOIR, Va. - The old battle tank arrived at 10:15 Thursday morning, covered in a black tarp and chained to the bed of tractor trailer.

The construction site near Fort Belvoir went quiet for a moment, as the truck backed in. And when they pulled away the tarp, the steel hide still bore the gouges and holes from enemy gunfire in 1944 and '45.

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