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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...

June 6, 2015

D-Day 2015 – Day 3: Meeting a D-Day Veteran!

Day 3, June 6th 2015! Today I went to Arromanches for the first time! Such a very interesting day meeting WW2 Veteran from one of the Royal Artillery units that...

June 6, 2015

D-Day 2015: D-Day Experience at Dead Man’s Corner!

Day 2: Friday June 5th! Very Interesting Day 2 in Normandy! After breakfast we visited the new D-Day Experience at Saint-Côme-du-Mont. I can tell, this is the best museum I’ve...

June 6, 2015

D-Day 2015 Trip – Day One!

June 4th, 1944. Amazing first day in Normandy! We’ve witnessed a parachute dropping with a real C47 at Hémevez. On our way to this place we came across different sites...

October 7, 2014

Battle of the Bulge 70th Anniversary?

After the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, Operation Dragoon and Operation Market Garden, I’m happy to announce that I will be at the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge!...

October 3, 2014

“My Great Uncle Was In The Airborne!’

I recently got contacted by a man saying his great uncle fought during Operation Market Garden. The man was going on a business trip to The Netherlands and wanted to visit the...

September 14, 2014

OMG – What to do?

Wednesday September 17th it will be the 70th anniversary of Operation Market Garden. Luckily, wednesday is my day off from studies, so I will be visiting the battlefields of Operation...

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....

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