Car Graveyard in Chatillon, Belgium

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In a small forest near the village of Chatillon located in Southern Belgium, lies a graveyard of abandoned vintage rusty cars. All of these cars once belonged to US soldiers that were stationed in the region. Nobody knows how they managed to acquire these wonderful cars right in the middle of World War 2. When the war ended, all the troops were sent back home, the cost of having all of their cars shipped was too costly. In the end, they decided to leave all of the cars in Belgium, one by one each of the cars were driven and parked, hidden from the foliage of the forest. Not a single car was shipped back.

There were about four car graveyards around the forests of Chatillon with approximately 500 abandoned vehicles. Only one remains today. Nature has reclaimed the vehicles and over time, corrosion, decay and looting from locals and car collectors have destroyed these one vintage beauties.

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