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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...

October 3, 2017

5 Pictures of the 1st Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge

On December 16, 24 enemy divisions, 10 of which were armored, launched a massive counterattack in the Ardennes sector, resulting in what became known as the Battle of the Bulge....

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...

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...

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...

January 12, 2015

Letters From The Frontline: KIA Near Bastogne

Two weeks ago, a man contacted be regarding a possible video idea. He was talking about a “correspondence” feature, where people can send in V-Mail from their relatives. As an...

December 23, 2014

Bastogne 70th Anniversary – NUTS Weekend

From Friday December 12th till Sunday December 14th the Bastogne 70th Anniversary took place! Because I had university on Friday we left very early on Saturday. In Bastogne I would...

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 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...