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...

October 20, 2017

Interview with One of the Founders of War History Online

Six years ago, in 2011, Jack Becketh founded War History Online. One of the people who quickly joined his side was Joris Nieuwint and they worked on it together. They...

October 18, 2017

5 Must-See Pictures of the 4th Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge

In December the 4th Infantry Division shifted to Luxembourg, only to meet the German Army’s winter Ardennes Offensive head-on starting on 16 December 1944. Although its lines were dented, it managed to...

October 14, 2017

5 Interesting Memoirs You Should Read of Veterans Who Fought in the Battle of the Bulge

Personal stories about the war are very fascinating. Reading or listening to them makes you feel part of the memory as you try to imagine what it must’ve been like...

October 10, 2017

5 Pictures of the 2nd Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge

The 2nd Infantry Division tenaciously held its position during the Battle of the Bulge, preventing further German attempts to reconquer Belgium. Three days prior to the German Offensive they were...

October 8, 2017

Living on the Battlefields – Interview with Bob Konings

Nine years ago, in 2008, Bob Konings and his wife Eveline moved from The Netherlands to the Ardennes. They turned their lives around and started a Bed & Breakfast, Bo...

October 3, 2017

5 Pictures of the 1st Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge

On December 16, 24 enemy divisions, 10 of which were armored, launched a massive counterattack in the Ardennes sector, resulting in what became known as the Battle of the Bulge....

September 26, 2017

The Missing Men of the 99th Infantry Division

Book Review: The Dead of Winter I recently received the book The Dead of Winter from a good friend who recommended it to me. It’s written by Bill Warnock who’s...

September 25, 2017

Then & Now: The Battle of the Bulge Video Series

Most people love to see pictures of the battlefields of World War 2. That’s why I started my Instagram page on the Battle of the Bulge 1,5 years ago, and...

September 23, 2017

George G Klein – From Ranger to Forward Observer

Earlier this year D-Day Overlord published an article on how George G Klein did not land in Pointe du Hoc on D-Day. Instead at the time he was in Northern Ireland...

September 22, 2017

The 2nd East Yorks take Venray

After the heavy battles that took place near Overloon from September 30th to October 14th 1944, Venray would be the next town to be liberated. This was the task of...

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