Joedemadio's WW2 History Travel Blog

Lest We Forget – Relive The Past

NEW: Battle of the Bulge Battlefield Tours 2017 & 2018

I’m happy to announce that I’m available as a full day tour guide for various battles that took place in Western Europe. My tours extend from Operation Market Garden to...

December 8, 2018

WWII Veteran Guest Blog: Riding a horse in Czechoslovakia!

Guestblog by Edgar Valderrama – 5th Infantry Division, 11th Infantry Regiment, Company C. We reached the Danube after the war had ended. They say the Danube appears blue to those...

November 20, 2018

Museum in the Dark – Vince Speranza

Last Friday I was invite by the War Museum in Overloon, The Netherlands, to join one their first-time ‘Museum in the Dark’ event. The Museum is known for it’s annual...

May 8, 2018

Joedemadio to the Battle of Okinawa

When you guys are reading this, I’ll be on an airplane on my way to Okinawa, Japan. For two weeks I will move around the island to research the World...

April 16, 2018

Returning a WWII Relic to the family!

Today I took possession of the pocket knife owned by Prentice W. Ball. This WWII relic was found on April 1, 2018, by Frank van Vark and my dad, Ronald...

March 1, 2018

Beyond Band of Brothers – Alex M. Penkala & Skip Muck

On January 10 1945, near Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge, Alex M. Penkala was sharing a foxhole with Warren H. ‘Skip’ Muck. On that day in January their...

February 27, 2018

Research a Veteran’s Footsteps!

Have you considered researching a relative who fought in the European Theatre of Operations? We know how powerful family history is in shaping one’s identity. We also know how to...

November 6, 2017

Battle of the Bulge Memorial Walk

On January 21st 2018 the first annual Battle of the Bulge Memorial Walk of our group will start in the village of Berdorf, Luxembourg. Here we will follow the 4th...

October 28, 2017

Dropzone “Nan” 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne Division

Are you looking to relive the past? Then visit the Dropzones of the 82nd Airborne Division at Groesbeek! The the two dropzones at Groesbeek are very easy to visit today!...

October 23, 2017

Bluebirds – A Novel Based on the True Story of my Local Battle of Britain Hero

In this guestblog author Melvyn Fickling tells us about the research of his novel Bluebirds. It’s a work of historical fiction based on the Battle of Britain. Even though my research...

October 20, 2017

Interview with One of the Founders of War History Online

Six years ago, in 2011, Jack Becketh founded War History Online. One of the people who quickly joined his side was Joris Nieuwint and they worked on it together. They...

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