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 daily groceries at the local Lidl or Cactus Shopping Center. Little do they know that this particular part of the city played a big role […]

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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, Carl was listed as missing. Later on I found out that he was also on the wall of missing soldiers at the American Luxembourg Cemtery […]

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