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Lest We Forget – Relive The Past

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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...

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...

March 4, 2017

Battle of the Bulge – Siege of Bastogne DVD Review

Last week I got a series of DVDs from Pen & Sword books about the Battle of the Bulge. Today I’ll be reviewing the first one: Siege of Bastogne.  The...

February 3, 2017

First Fresh Milk Since the States – After The Battle of the Bulge

This is another letter of 1st Lieutenant Orvin E. Nelson that I wanted to share with you. Around February 17th 1945, Nelson has fought in the Battle of the Bulge...

January 10, 2017

Book Review: Massacre at Malmedy by Charles Whiting

Ever since I got my interest in the Battle of the Bulge I’ve heared about the Massacre at Malmedy. The name Joachim Peiper sounds familiar to everyone who’s taken their...

December 24, 2016

Battle of the Bulge 72nd Anniversary

This winter marks the 72nd Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. Two weeks ago I went to the festivities in the area of Bastogne and I attended the Band...

August 1, 2016

Battle of the Bulge 2016 Tour

Below you’ll find a series of videos about my 2016 Battle of the Bulge tour.  

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 12, 2015

Darkest Day of A Company – 312th Engineer Battalion, January 11th 1945 – September 2015 Update

The purpose of this article is to tell the story of Willard G. Meek and to reveal what happened to A Company, 312th Engineer Battalion, 87th Infantry Division on January...

August 18, 2015

Reliving the Past: The Battle of The Bulge

The title is as clear as it is! I may use the first bit for a sequel to other battlefields or even my own battlefield tour company, but right now...

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