Museum in the Dark – Vince Speranza

Last Friday I was invite by the War Museum in Overloon, The Netherlands, to join one their first-time ‘Museum in the Dark’ event. The Museum is known for it’s annual Militracks Event, but this was something different. The event is evolved around the military experiences of Vincent J. Speranza, former member of H company, 501st […]

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Bastogne 70th Anniversary – NUTS Weekend

From Friday December 12th till Sunday December 14th the Bastogne 70th Anniversary took place! Because I had university on Friday we left very early on Saturday. In Bastogne I would meet up with a long-time subscriber Ben. Then Ben and I went to visit Ian Gardner in the 101st Airborne Museum “Le Mess”. There he […]

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Eyewitness Museum Beek

August Segel That’s the name of the German Fallschirmjäger you’re following at the Eyewitness Museum in Beek. He was a soldier in the 1st Fallschirmjäger Regiment, that later transfered into the Hermann Göring Division. August served on almost all big fronts of World War 2. He invaded The Netherlands in 1940. He fought on the Eastern Front and […]

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The incredible story of a British WW2 Helmet

Betuws War Museum – The Island ’44-’45 If I would need three words to describe this museum I’d say: Quality Above Quantity. Before I rang the bell I wasn’t sure if I was at the right address. A man opened the door and we told about the museum. He welcomed us and sent us to […]

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Bastogne Ardennes 44 Museum

Did I just visit the battlefields? It was the first question I had after visiting the Bastogne Ardennes 44 Museum. Bastogne counts three museums at the moment and this was the only one I didn’t visit yet. The museum starts just like some other museums out there. Mannequins and lots of items are exhibited over the […]

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