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Tag - 1944

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...

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...

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...

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...

September 8, 2014

The Hoesdorf Plateau (U.S. Side)

In this post I will try to take you on a battlefield tour of the Battle of the Bulge! In August this year I visited the Hoesdorf Plateau and walked a historic...

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 26, 2014

Bastogne Ardennes 44 Museum

Did I just visit the battlefields? It was the first question I had after visiting the Bastogne Ardennes 44 Museum. Bastogne counts three museums at the moment and this was...

August 24, 2014

Operation Dragoon – The 2nd D-Day? 70th Anniversary

I was happy to announce to be part of the 70th anniversary of Operation Dragoon this year. Once a again I was going on a holiday trip with the Grootveld...

July 28, 2014

Diekirch National Museum of Military History

This museum has one of the biggest collection out there when it comes to World War 2 collectibles. From vehicles to personal gear to rations, this museum has it all!...

May 29, 2014

The New Bastogne War Museum!

On March 27th 2014 the new Bastogne War Museum opened it’s doors. I was lucky to visit it a few weeks after the opening. All I can say is that...