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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...

September 19, 2016

NEW: Battle of the Bulge Battlefield Tours 2017 & 2018

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...

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...

April 23, 2016

Book Review: Alamo in the Ardennes – John C. McManus

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...

April 14, 2016

5th Infantry Division – NEED YOUR HELP!

Dear Fans and Friends! I NEED YOUR HELP Next year I’ll have my last year of university for my BA History study. Earlier this week I discussed with a military...

March 11, 2016

Another 5th Infantry Division footsoldier for Patton!

Arnold Whittaker, member of the 5th Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge talks about his exerpiences during the Battle of the Bulge! Interestingly, Arnold talks about the hard...

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