Book Review: Massacre at Malmedy by Charles Whiting
Battle of the Bulge 72nd Anniversary
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 time to read up on literature about the Battle of the Bulge. There’s a lot of rumours going around about what happend on that crossread […]
Patton across the Sauer River – Battle of the Bulge
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 of Brothers Actors Reunion. See the video’s below to join me on a wonderful tour! Thanks for Watching!
NEW: Battle of the Bulge Battlefield Tours 2017 & 2018
‘How human beings could endure this continuous fighting in sub-zero temperatures is still beyond my comprehension!’ – General George Smith Patton, Jr. Nowadays, the people of Diekirch, Luxembourg, do their daily groceries at the local Lidl or Cactus Shopping Center. Little do they know that this particular part of the city played a big role […]
Top 10 things to see when visiting Battle of the Bulge area in Belgium and Luxembourg.
I’m happy to announce that I’m available as a full day tour guide for various battles that took place in Western Europe. My tours extend from Operation Market Garden to the Battle of the Bulge. These tours are perfect for schools, companies, big families and other big groups. For those looking for a private or custom […]
Battle of the Bulge 2016 Tour
The Battle of the Bulge, also referred to as the Ardennes Offensive, is known for its heavy battles in very harsh conditions between December 16th 1944 and January 21st 1945. Some people even claim it lasted till February ‘45. For more than a month Allied troops fought against an incredible amount of German troops on […]
Review: A Tour of the Bulge Battlefields
Below you’ll find a series of videos about my 2016 Battle of the Bulge tour.
Twin Brothers in Battle
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 an amazing job in researching and combining an account of the Battle of the Bulge with guidance to the historical sites. A big thanks also […]
Book Review: Alamo in the Ardennes – John C. McManus
I’d like to share this letter and story from Elva Pack with you, written on April 10th 1945. Elda and Elva Pack were twin brothers who both were in the same unit and company during the Second World War. They served under Patton’s 3rd Army in the 5th Infantry Division, 10th Infantry Regiment. I think […]
5 Museums You Must Visit! – The Battle of the Bulge
Book Review: Alamo in the Ardennes – The Untold Story of the American Soldiers who made the defense of Bastogne possible by John C. McManus When I first got the book I fell in love with the details in which McManus describes the experiences of soldiers from the 28th Infantry Division. The book does a […]
For someone who doesn’t know a lot about the Battle of the Bulge, going to Belgium or Luxembourg might be a total disaster for you. Where do you go to discover the history of the biggest counter attack ever faced by US troops in World War 2? Where are the battlefields? Which villages saw heavy […]