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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...

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 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...

October 14, 2017

5 Interesting Memoirs You Should Read of Veterans Who Fought in the Battle of the Bulge

Personal stories about the war are very fascinating. Reading or listening to them makes you feel part of the memory as you try to imagine what it must’ve been like...

October 8, 2017

Living on the Battlefields – Interview with Bob Konings

Nine years ago, in 2008, Bob Konings and his wife Eveline moved from The Netherlands to the Ardennes. They turned their lives around and started a Bed & Breakfast, Bo...

September 26, 2017

The Missing Men of the 99th Infantry Division

Book Review: The Dead of Winter I recently received the book The Dead of Winter from a good friend who recommended it to me. It’s written by Bill Warnock who’s...

September 21, 2017

Christmas 1944 in Luxembourg

Christmas 1944. A day that I believe every veteran of World War 2 remembers. May it be the people he was with, may it be the house stayed at, may...

September 15, 2017

The REAL Band of Brothers Foxholes & Locations in Foy Bastogne

Many people travel to Bastogne to visit the former positions of Easy Company near Foy. However, most of these people who travel without a guide are wrong when it comes...

August 29, 2017

Heroes of Hosingen – Untold Story of K Company.

In the town of Hosingen, Luxembourg, K Company of the 110th Infantry Regiment held out for two days as the Germans advanced to the west during the Battle of the...

August 20, 2017

Visiting the Siegfried Line – 5 Locations You MUST See

The Siegfried Line near Wallendorf is probably the best spot to dive into the Battle of the Bulge in Luxembourg. The defensive structures around the village are part of a...

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