A Soldier’s Camera Was Found 70 Years After The Battle Of The Bulge...
By | August 19, 2016
The Battle of the Bulge in Europe was one of the deadliest battles of World War II, in which over 19,000 US soldiers were killed. One of them was Technician 5th Grade Louis J. Archambeau.
Historian Jean Muller and U.S. Navy Capt. Mark D. Anderson went to Luxembourg to look for The Battle of the Bulge artifacts when they stumbled upon a foxhole where they found the belongings of Archambeau, including a camera with the film still intact.
After 70 years since the soldier died, his photos were finally brought to life.
Archambeau was in Company C, 1st Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment.
His photos give us a haunting glimpse at a fallen soldier's final days.
The battle lasted over the course of 5 weeks resulting in massive fatalities and casualties especially among US troops.
Louis Archambeau was declared missing in action (MIA) on December 26, 1944. His body was found 2 months later.
Here's Archambeau’s camera with its film intact. It was found 70 years later in a wooded area in Luxembourg.