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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...

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...

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 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...

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...

August 23, 2015

Schumann’s Eck Memorial Trail 1944-1945 Battle of the Bulge Tour

Before we start on this topic I’d like to make clear that this was part of a four-day trip in the Battle of the Bulge area. I highly suggest you...

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