NEW: Battle of the Bulge Battlefield Tours 2017 & 2018
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 […]
5th Infantry Division – NEED YOUR HELP!
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 […]
5 Museums You Must Visit! – The Battle of the Bulge
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 historian about my final thesis/paper subject. I introduced him to the 5th Infantry Division and told him I’d like to use them as my subject for […]
Another 5th Infantry Division footsoldier for Patton!
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 […]
Battlefield Mysteries – Night of the Bayonets
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 winter conditions he faced during the battle. Just like many other Bulge veterans, it’s always the cold and the hunger that were their biggest enemy! […]
Battle of the Bulge ‘One bitterly cold morning, I was in a foxhole with two other soldiers manning a .30-caliber machine gun. I say foxhole, but in actuality the ground was so frozen that all we could do was pull snow up around us and put some foliage on top. It couldn’t stop a bullet […]