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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 8, 2017

Living on the Battlefields – Interview with Bob Konings

Nine years ago, in 2008, Bob Konings and his wife Eveline moved from The Netherlands to the Ardennes. They turned their lives around and started a Bed & Breakfast, Bo...

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....

September 26, 2017

The Missing Men of the 99th Infantry Division

Book Review: The Dead of Winter I recently received the book The Dead of Winter from a good friend who recommended it to me. It’s written by Bill Warnock who’s...

March 18, 2017

A Foxhole and Ten Blankets – December 31st 1944 Luxembourg

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...

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...

August 25, 2016

Top 10 things to see when visiting Battle of the Bulge area in Belgium and Luxembourg. 

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....

June 3, 2016

Twin Brothers in Battle

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...

March 29, 2016

5 Museums You Must Visit! – The Battle of the Bulge

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...

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