Battle of the Bulge 72nd Anniversary
Patton across the Sauer River – Battle of the Bulge
This winter marks the 72nd Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. Two weeks ago I went to the festivities in the area of Bastogne and I attended the Band of Brothers Actors Reunion. See the video’s below to join me on a wonderful tour! Thanks for Watching!
NEW: Battle of the Bulge Battlefield Tours 2017 & 2018
‘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 […]
Top 10 things to see when visiting Battle of the Bulge area in Belgium and Luxembourg.
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 the Battle of the Bulge. These tours are perfect for schools, companies, big families and other big groups. For those looking for a private or custom […]
Battle of the Bulge 2016 Tour
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. Some people even claim it lasted till February ‘45. For more than a month Allied troops fought against an incredible amount of German troops on […]
Review: A Tour of the Bulge Battlefields
Below you’ll find a series of videos about my 2016 Battle of the Bulge tour.
5 Museums You Must Visit! – The Battle of the Bulge
Before I start the actual review of A Tour of the Bulge battlefields, I want to give my compliments to William C C Cavanagh, the writer of this book. He did an amazing job in researching and combining an account of the Battle of the Bulge with guidance to the historical sites. A big thanks also […]
Another 5th Infantry Division footsoldier for Patton!
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 discover the history of the biggest counter attack ever faced by US troops in World War 2? Where are the battlefields? Which villages saw heavy […]
Battlefield Mysteries – Night of the Bayonets
Arnold Whittaker, member of the 5th Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge talks about his exerpiences during the Battle of the Bulge! Interestingly, Arnold talks about the hard winter conditions he faced during the battle. Just like many other Bulge veterans, it’s always the cold and the hunger that were their biggest enemy! […]
The Liberation of Berdorf 1944-1945 – Reliving The Past
Battle of the Bulge ‘One bitterly cold morning, I was in a foxhole with two other soldiers manning a .30-caliber machine gun. I say foxhole, but in actuality the ground was so frozen that all we could do was pull snow up around us and put some foliage on top. It couldn’t stop a bullet […]
In the last video of my Berdorf Battlefield Tour Series I will take you along the last two outposts which were held by the Germans until Berdorf was liberated. The account of Michael C Bilder helped me so much in this research. In this episode we’ll discuss one event he vividly remembers.