1⁄1Houffalize's Panther Tank
Scattered here and there across the battlefield is the odd vehicle, sometimes in the town square. In the case of the small town of Houffalize (about 25 km north of Bastogne), it's a more-or-less intact Panther.
This Ausf. G model was pushed or blown into the nearby Ourthe River beside the Rue de la Roche (see period photo), and was fished out sometime after the war. The paint is said to be original, but I'm not entirely sure of that. The vehicle is missing most of the inner road wheels, and the tracks aren't threaded correctly on the drive sprockets. But surviving examples of these tanks are so rare that it was a happy moment to see one 1:1 scale.