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November 20, 2018

Museum in the Dark – Vince Speranza

Last Friday I was invite by the War Museum in Overloon, The Netherlands, to join one their first-time ‘Museum in the Dark’ event. The Museum is known for it’s annual...

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...

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...

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 4, 2017

Battle of the Bulge – Siege of Bastogne DVD Review

Last week I got a series of DVDs from Pen & Sword books about the Battle of the Bulge. Today I’ll be reviewing the first one: Siege of Bastogne.  The...

December 24, 2016

Battle of the Bulge 72nd Anniversary

This winter marks the 72nd Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. Two weeks ago I went to the festivities in the area of Bastogne and I attended the Band...

August 1, 2016

Battle of the Bulge 2016 Tour

Below you’ll find a series of videos about my 2016 Battle of the Bulge tour.  

June 28, 2016

Review: A Tour of the Bulge Battlefields

Before I start the actual review of A Tour of the Bulge battlefields, I want to give my compliments to William C C Cavanagh, the writer of this book. He did...

June 8, 2015

D-Day 2015: The completion of a wonderful trip!

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...

June 7, 2015

D-Day 2015: Band of Brothers Actors reunion

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...

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