Battle of the Bulge | The Sauer River Crossings at Diekirch

Today is the 76th Anniversary of the Sauer Crossing near Diekirch which took place in the early hours January 18, 1945. On this date the 2nd and 10th Infantry Regiments of the 5th Infantry Division (including elements of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th ID) crossed the swollen river West and East of Diekirch, Luxembourg. Roland […]

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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! Dropzone “Nan” was originally assigned to the 505th PIR and dropzone “Tare” to the 508th. However, due to problems mid-air, the 2nd battalion of the […]

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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 did not realize the success their website would have. With more than 1.5 million followers on Facebook, War History Online is the biggest source of […]

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