D-Day 2015 Trip – Day One!
Battle of the Bulge 70th Anniversary?
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 of the 82nd Airborne Division. Just like last year the atmosphere is geat! I’ve taken an interest in the Filthy 13 and even bought the […]
Market Garden 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! I recently received Ian Gardner’s new book: No Victory in Valhalla. Ian delivers outstanding research to the 3rd Bn. of the 506th PIR, 101st Airborne […]
Operation Dragoon – The 2nd D-Day? 70th Anniversary
During the week of September 17th 2014, there were a lot of activities regarding the 70th Anniversary of Operation Market Garden in The Netherlands. Wednesday September 17th was also the I had free from studies. A perfect day to visit the events near the villages that were part of the frontline during the operation. The Groesbeek […]
The New Bastogne War Museum!
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 family. They invited me to join them at Cavalaire Sur Mer, on the coast of Southern France, for a week. On Friday August 15th it was […]
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 I had an amazing new experience of the battle of the bulge. The battles around Bastogne is told from four different perspectives. That from a […]