During the liberation of Leopoldsburg on the 11th and 12th of September 1944 five Belgian Soldiers were killed. A memorial plaque mentions their names on the monument that exists of the tower of an American Staghound.

The monument was revealed as closing of the liberation festivities in 2004.

Marcel BENOOTMarcelBenoot Lucien SIMOENLucienSimoen Louis GOETZLouisGoetz

Photos of the liberation festivities can be found here and here.

An article about the liberation can be found here and one from an eye witness here.