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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...

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...

May 29, 2017

The taking of Bitburg – A Veteran’s Story

By Edgar Valderrama from C Company, 11th Infantry Regiment The following story was passed on to me by Edgar Valderrama, a veteran of the 11th Infantry Regiment of the 5th Infantry Division....

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...

April 14, 2016

5th Infantry Division – NEED YOUR HELP!

Dear Fans and Friends! I NEED YOUR HELP Next year I’ll have my last year of university for my BA History study. Earlier this week I discussed with a military...

March 11, 2016

Another 5th Infantry Division footsoldier for Patton!

Arnold Whittaker, member of the 5th Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge talks about his exerpiences during the Battle of the Bulge! Interestingly, Arnold talks about the hard...

August 8, 2014

A very unusual meeting between U.S. and German soldiers in the Battle of the Bulge!

During war the most unusual things can happen at most the dangerous situations.  This particular story is about the 2nd infantry regiment during the Battle of the Bulge. The moment is...