WWII Veteran Guest Blog: Riding a horse in Czechoslovakia!
The taking of Bitburg – A Veteran’s Story
Guestblog by Edgar Valderrama – 5th Infantry Division, 11th Infantry Regiment, Company C. We reached the Danube after the war had ended. They say the Danube appears blue to those in love. I was in love, yet the Danube sure looked like any big muddy river to me. The end of the war had caught […]
A Foxhole and Ten Blankets – December 31st 1944 Luxembourg
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. Valderrama was in C company and probably joined the division before the division’s battle at Metz. His name is in the official 11th regimental roster, […]
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 you just how much I love you. You mean the world and all to me darling. I fell in love with you from the start […]