June 22, 2002
On June 22, 2002, a memorial was dedicated in Ottre, Belgium
to PVT Henry Irving Tannenbaum and other members of the 83rd Infantry Division,
who fought in and around Ottre. The dedication was done by
U.S. Veterans Friends Luxembourg and Commune de Vielsalm.
The Star marks the memorial location.
Sam Tannenbaum saluting the U.S. Flag during the
playing of the National Anthem.
Tony Vaccaro and Sam Tannenbaum at the Monument dedicated to
Sam's father, Private Henry I. Tannenbaum.
A large plaque remembers Private Henry I. Tannenbaum and the 83rd Infantry.
The photograph above of PVT Henry I. Tannenbaum, taken in January of 1945
by Tony Vacarro is one of the most famous photographs of WWII.
For more details on the 83rd Infantry Division in WWII, and the massacre at Ottre, Click here.
You'll see a site provided by AWONer Dave Curry, whose own Father served with Henry Tannenbaum in the 83rd.