Joedemadio's WW2 History Travel Blog

Lest We Forget – Relive The Past

NEW: Battle of the Bulge Battlefield Tours 2017 & 2018

I’m happy to announce that I’m available as a full day tour guide for various battles that took place in Western Europe. My tours extend from Operation Market Garden to...

September 3, 2014

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...

August 31, 2014

In search of a Hero!

During a metal detecting trip on the Western Front we a found a U.S. Canteen. To our surprise there was a name inscribed! The owner who named himself Gilbert, probably...

August 30, 2014

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...

August 28, 2014

Operation Market Garden & The Crossroads

101st Airborne Tribute Video Just before the 70th anniversary of Operation Market Garden I made a visit to the Drop Zones of the 101st Airborne Division near Son and Breugel....

August 26, 2014

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...

August 24, 2014

Operation Dragoon – The 2nd D-Day? 70th Anniversary

I was happy to announce to be part of the 70th anniversary of Operation Dragoon this year. Once a again I was going on a holiday trip with the Grootveld...

August 8, 2014

A very unusual meeting between U.S. and German soldiers in the Battle of the Bulge!

During war the most unusual things can happen at most the dangerous situations.  This particular story is about the 2nd infantry regiment during the Battle of the Bulge. The moment is...

August 2, 2014

Battle of the Ardennes Museum – La Roche

On the last day of our holiday in Luxembourg we made a visit to the Musée de la Bataille des Ardennes in La Roche, Belgium. La Roche was bombed during the...

July 31, 2014

Saving Private Ryan FAKE? The Real Story

In the video above I explain to you what is fake about the movie. Saving Private Ryan is an epic war movie set during the invasion of Normandy on June...

July 30, 2014

A Summer in the Bulge! 2014

Last summer me and my dad went for a holiday trip to Luxembourg! We do this every year, simply because we love the country. We’ve visited museums and battlefields during...

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