Visiting the Siegfried Line – 5 Locations You MUST See

The Siegfried Line near Wallendorf is probably the best spot to dive into the Battle of the Bulge in Luxembourg. The defensive structures around the village are part of a 630km defensive line full of pillboxes, tank traps and other stuff. I travelled to Wallendorf to see some of these defenses. Around the village you […]

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The Liberation of Berdorf 1944-1945 – Reliving The Past

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.

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The 5th hits Back! – Berdorf 1944-1945 – Reliving The Past

In this episode of Berdorf 1944-1945 – Reliving The Past we visit one of the four outposts of F Company, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division. Did you know all of their outposts are still there? After that we continue with the 5th Infantry Division and shed light on their first days in the Battle of […]

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Trapped behind Enemy Lines – Berdorf Battle of the Bulge

Welcome to the first video of my very own battlefield tour of Berdorf in the Battle of the Bulge! Today I’m showing you the starting point and the very first stop of my tour. We’re visiting the old HQ of F Company, 4th Infantry Division who got trapped behind enemy lines on December 16th 1944!

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Schumann’s Eck Memorial Trail 1944-1945 Battle of the Bulge Tour

Before we start on this topic I’d like to make clear that this was part of a four-day trip in the Battle of the Bulge area. I highly suggest you to read the first part of it by clicking HERE! In the 10 years that I’ve visited the Ardennes, I’ve come across this place many […]

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Veteran Research: Pvt William D. Sheehan – Battle of the Bulge

WILLIAM D. SHEEHAN KILLED IN ACTION Word was received here this week that Pfc. William D. Sheehan of Osage, was reported killed in action in Luxembourg on December 26th. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Sheehan of Osage. The parents received the telegram from the War Department on Sunday, January 14th. Young […]

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Band of Brothers Bastogne 2nd Batallion CP | NVIV Tour

Here’s a video of the NVIV tour during the Bastogne 70th Anniversary! The story is told by Reg Jans in the Bois Jacques at Foy, Bastogne. ►Buy No Victory In Valhalla Now: http://www.amazon.com/Victory-Valhalla-Battalion-Parachute-Berchtesgaden/dp/1472801334 ►Reg Jans Battle of the Bulge & Bastogne Battlefield Guide: http://www.regjans.com/

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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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The Hoesdorf Plateau (U.S. Side)

In this post I will try to take you on a battlefield tour of the Battle of the Bulge! In August this year I visited the Hoesdorf Plateau and walked a historic route with different historical sites! The “Hoesdorf Plateau” is a historic circuit that tells you the Story of the 109th Infantry Regiment during the early […]

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