The 333rd Field Artillery Battalion suffered more casualties during the Battle of the Bulge than any other artillery unit. A memorial was put in place in 2001 where the soldiers were killed in Belgium and an honorable ceremony was held in 2006. It is believed to be the only memorial to black soldiers in World War II in Europe.
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