Saint-Vith(săNvēt`), Ger. Sankt Vith, town (1991 pop. 8,623), Liège prov., E Belgium, in the Malmédy district and near the German border. An important road and rail junction in World War II, it was captured (Dec., 1944) by the Germans early in the Battle of the BulgeBattle of the Bulge,
popular name in World War II for the German counterattack in the Ardennes, Dec., 1944–Jan., 1945. More than a million men fought in what is also known as the Battle of the Ardennes. On Dec.
..... Click the link for more information. and was later taken (Jan. 23, 1945) by U.S. forces. The town was severely damaged in the fighting.