Joedemadio's WW2 History Travel Blog

Lest We Forget – Relive The Past

April 24, 2017

Visiting Band of Brothers: The Battle of Nuenen? | WW2 Traveling #5

This week I travelled down to the village of Nuenen near Eindhoven. On September 20th 1944, E company of the 506th PIR went on a reconaissance mission to this village...

April 17, 2017

The 2nd South Staffords at Arnhem Part 2

This week I travelled back to Arnhem & Oosterbeek to follow the Withdrawl of the 2nd South Staffords from Arnhem to Oosterbeek. Again, we pass various sites where their heroic...

April 11, 2017

The 2nd South Staffords at Arnhem Part 1

The 2nd South Staffords at Arnhem story is one of those stories that tend to get forgotten as the years pass. Most people pay attention to the US troops during...

April 1, 2017

Dropzones of 504th PIR Operation Market Garden | WW2 Traveling #2

So on March 30th I travelled to the dropzones of the 504th PIR that was used on September 17th during operation Market Garden. The regiment had two dropzones: one for...

March 26, 2017

82nd Airborne – The Waal Crossings at Nijmegen 1944

On my trip to Nijmegen I visited the center of the city which got bombed on February 22nd by American planes by mistake. Right now that part of the city is...

March 20, 2017

Sgt. Clifford Howard Wilford – 10th Regiment, 5th Infantry Division

Sgt. Clifford Howard Wilford is a veteran from the 10th Regiment of the 5th Infantry Division. He has been with the division even before the war began and stayed with...

March 18, 2017

A Foxhole and Ten Blankets – December 31st 1944 Luxembourg

Dec. 31, 1944 To the one I love. My darling wife.                 Hello dearest, here is your husband again. Before I tell you anything new honey, I want to tell...

March 17, 2017

Panzer Marche – The Dash to Bastogne Review

In one of my previous posts I reviewed the Siege of Bastogne. I mentioned that the constant pitch was a downside of the documentary. In Panzer Marche, this was not the case. The...

March 14, 2017

Battle of the Bulge Charity Project

I’ve decided to start a charity project on The Battle of The Bulge page and the @battleofthebulge44 Instagram. We’re selling World War 2 related Apparel on Teespring and 75% of...

March 13, 2017

Battle of the Bulge Travel Plans

A couple of months ago a friend asked me to plan 9 days of Ardennes & Battle of the Bulge for him. I saw this as an opportunity to do...

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