Meeting Arnhem Veterans!
I Got An Original One! – Ciney Military Expo 2016
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 and I’m so glad to have met them. I met Denzil Cooper and Frank Ashleigh from the Glider Pilot Regiment. I also met with John […]
Militracks 2016 – Weapons, Tanks, Fans & More!
It was about that time! The Ciney Military Expo was a blast! You guys motivate me to do what I love to do. Thanks for this amazing and wonderdul day. Today was a blessing! Got a real war-time piece of a World War 2 parachute from Viktor! Shout out to my little friend. You have […]
Darkest Day of A Company – 312th Engineer Battalion, January 11th 1945 – September 2015 Update
Sunday May 16th it was time for the annual Militracks Event at the Overloon War Museum. Below you can find a video of my experiences during the event. I had a wonderful time seeing tanks and vehicles as well as meeting fans.
10 Facts You Must Know About The Battle of The Bulge!
The purpose of this article is to tell the story of Willard G. Meek and to reveal what happened to A Company, 312th Engineer Battalion, 87th Infantry Division on January 11th 1945. On that day A company lost twenty-four soldiers. One of the soldiers stated KIA that day was Willard G. Meek. Willard’s cousin, D. […]
D-Day 2015: The completion of a wonderful trip!
The Battle of the Bulge is one of those battles most people know about due to the succes of Band of Brothers and it’s two episodes featuring the battles around Bastogne. But do you know more than that? We made a list of 10 facts using different sources which hopefully will learn you something about […]
D-Day 2015: Band of Brothers Actors reunion
Got home from my Normandy trip today! Wow, I had such a blast in the past 4 days! Today we went to Ouistreham and visited the Bunker museum. Quite interesting to visit a three story building like this! The LCVP outside was used on the Saving Private Ryan Set! Without much time for WW2 stuff […]
D-Day 2015 – Day 3: Meeting a D-Day Veteran!
A boyhood dream coming true! So today I met the Band of Brothers Cast at the Utah Beach Museum! My dad recorded everything so couldn’t take pictures in between. I did make two selfies, one with Babe a.k.a. Robin Laing, and one with Rick Gomez and Frank John Hughes a.k.a. George Luz and ‘Wild Bill’ […]
D-Day 2015: D-Day Experience at Dead Man’s Corner!
Day 3, June 6th 2015! Today I went to Arromanches for the first time! Such a very interesting day meeting WW2 Veteran from one of the Royal Artillery units that landed on Gold Beach: Bill Glover. The Princes Irene Brigade who landed there on June 6th was also at the ceremonies! I actually started to […]
D-Day 2015 Trip – Day One!
Day 2: Friday June 5th! Very Interesting Day 2 in Normandy! After breakfast we visited the new D-Day Experience at Saint-Côme-du-Mont. I can tell, this is the best museum I’ve seen so far in my life. The story of the paratroopers really comes alive in a huge hangar. The quality of the items is amazing […]
June 4th, 1944. Amazing first day in Normandy! We’ve witnessed a parachute dropping with a real C47 at Hémevez. On our way to this place we came across different sites of the 82nd Airborne Division. Just like last year the atmosphere is geat! I’ve taken an interest in the Filthy 13 and even bought the […]