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Lest We Forget – Relive The Past

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April 16, 2018

Returning a WWII Relic to the family!

Today I took possession of the pocket knife owned by Prentice W. Ball. This WWII relic was found on April 1, 2018, by Frank van Vark and my dad, Ronald...

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 23, 2017

Bluebirds – A Novel Based on the True Story of my Local Battle of Britain Hero

In this guestblog author Melvyn Fickling tells us about the research of his novel Bluebirds. It’s a work of historical fiction based on the Battle of Britain. Even though my research...

October 18, 2017

5 Must-See Pictures of the 4th Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge

In December the 4th Infantry Division shifted to Luxembourg, only to meet the German Army’s winter Ardennes Offensive head-on starting on 16 December 1944. Although its lines were dented, it managed to...

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 10, 2017

5 Pictures of the 2nd Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge

The 2nd Infantry Division tenaciously held its position during the Battle of the Bulge, preventing further German attempts to reconquer Belgium. Three days prior to the German Offensive they were...

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 25, 2017

Then & Now: The Battle of the Bulge Video Series

Most people love to see pictures of the battlefields of World War 2. That’s why I started my Instagram page on the Battle of the Bulge 1,5 years ago, and...

September 20, 2017

Meeting Arnhem Veterans!

At the Oosterbeek commemmorations I met Sam Miller who got me in contact with all these Arnhem veterans. He made my day an unforgettable one! These men are real heroes...

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...

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