The Battle of Monceau-Imbrechies involved couples of companies from the 60th Infantry Regiment, and a German battalion-size force that was entrenched in and around the village of Macon, down the ridge of Imbrechies.

It was around 11:30 that Saturday, 2 September 1944, when the German artillery (116. Panzerdivision – Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 146) started to shell the ridge of Imbrechies where soldiers from Able Company – 60th Infantry were on position.

A German Command Car went up the hill and was immediately hit by a 9th Reconnaissance Troop’s M-8 Armored Car that was standing on the ridge. Four German soldiers were in this Kubelwagen. The two rear-passengers tried to hide in a ditch, but got killed by the .50 Cal of the M-8. The driver escaped the car to run away back to Macon, but the machine-gun hit him, and did cut one of his legs. The last passenger understood, and surrendered. He is taken prisoner, and the wounded driver as well but will die few hours later.

From this skirmish remained several relics.

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