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April 24, 2017

Visiting Band of Brothers: The Battle of Nuenen? | WW2 Traveling #5

This week I travelled down to the village of Nuenen near Eindhoven. On September 20th 1944, E company of the 506th PIR went on a reconaissance mission to this village...

April 17, 2017

The 2nd South Staffords at Arnhem Part 2

This week I travelled back to Arnhem & Oosterbeek to follow the Withdrawl of the 2nd South Staffords from Arnhem to Oosterbeek. Again, we pass various sites where their heroic...

April 1, 2017

Dropzones of 504th PIR Operation Market Garden | WW2 Traveling #2

So on March 30th I travelled to the dropzones of the 504th PIR that was used on September 17th during operation Market Garden. The regiment had two dropzones: one for...

March 26, 2017

82nd Airborne – The Waal Crossings at Nijmegen 1944

On my trip to Nijmegen I visited the center of the city which got bombed on February 22nd by American planes by mistake. Right now that part of the city is...

March 17, 2017

Panzer Marche – The Dash to Bastogne Review

In one of my previous posts I reviewed the Siege of Bastogne. I mentioned that the constant pitch was a downside of the documentary. In Panzer Marche, this was not the case. The...

March 14, 2017

Battle of the Bulge Charity Project

I’ve decided to start a charity project on The Battle of The Bulge page and the @battleofthebulge44 Instagram. We’re selling World War 2 related Apparel on Teespring and 75% of...

March 4, 2017

Battle of the Bulge – Siege of Bastogne DVD Review

Last week I got a series of DVDs from Pen & Sword books about the Battle of the Bulge. Today I’ll be reviewing the first one: Siege of Bastogne.  The...

January 10, 2017

Book Review: Massacre at Malmedy by Charles Whiting

Ever since I got my interest in the Battle of the Bulge I’ve heared about the Massacre at Malmedy. The name Joachim Peiper sounds familiar to everyone who’s taken their...

December 24, 2016

Battle of the Bulge 72nd Anniversary

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...

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November 7, 2016

Hacksaw Ridge Movie Review

I had tears in my eyes after watching Hacksaw Ridge. Mel Gibson did an excellent job on the background and personal life of Desmond Doss. We really get to know...

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