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 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...

September 21, 2017

Christmas 1944 in Luxembourg

Christmas 1944. A day that I believe every veteran of World War 2 remembers. May it be the people he was with, may it be the house stayed at, may...

September 20, 2017

Meeting Arnhem Veterans!

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...

September 15, 2017

The REAL Band of Brothers Foxholes & Locations in Foy Bastogne

Many people travel to Bastogne to visit the former positions of Easy Company near Foy. However, most of these people who travel without a guide are wrong when it comes...

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