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August 4, 2017

Traveling Battle of the Bulge: La Roche-en-Ardenne

La Roche is one of those villages you will never regret visiting. Wether it’s for a drink or for a week of exploring the Battle of the Bulge battlefields. Ever...

January 11, 2017

All 20 Battle of the Bulge Medal of Honor Recipients

The battle of the bulge is the biggest battle that the United States has been in during World War 2. Many divisions have fought here during the winter of 1944-1945....

November 29, 2016

Patton across the Sauer River – Battle of the Bulge

‘How human beings could endure this continuous fighting in sub-zero temperatures is still beyond my comprehension!’ – General George Smith Patton, Jr. Nowadays, the people of Diekirch, Luxembourg, do their...

November 27, 2016

Flat beer from Metz – Letters of War Pt 2.

So here is another letter from our research project to 1st Lieutenant Orvin E. Nelson from the 10th Infantry Regiment. In this letter you’ll read that he was in the...

September 20, 2016

Missing in Action Germany: Private Carl D. Altomonte – February 18th 1945

During the spring of this year I started a research project on Private Carl D. Altomonte. When browsing through the 2nd Infantry Regiment’s casualty list I came across his name,...

September 1, 2016

NEED YOUR HELP! – Battle of the Bulge letters wanted!

Dear Fans and Friends! I NEED YOUR HELP This year I’ll have my last year of university for my BA History study. Earlier this year I discussed with a military...

August 25, 2016

Top 10 things to see when visiting Battle of the Bulge area in Belgium and Luxembourg. 

The Battle of the Bulge, also referred to as the Ardennes Offensive, is known for its heavy battles in very harsh conditions between December 16th 1944 and January 21st 1945....

August 1, 2016

Battle of the Bulge 2016 Tour

Below you’ll find a series of videos about my 2016 Battle of the Bulge tour.  

June 3, 2016

Twin Brothers in Battle

I’d like to share this letter and story from Elva Pack with you, written on April 10th 1945. Elda and Elva Pack were twin brothers who both were in the...

March 29, 2016

5 Museums You Must Visit! – The Battle of the Bulge

For someone who doesn’t know a lot about the Battle of the Bulge, going to Belgium or Luxembourg might be a total disaster for you. Where do you go to...

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