The Liberation of Berdorf 1944-1945 – Reliving The Past
The 5th hits Back! – Berdorf 1944-1945 – Reliving The Past
In the last video of my Berdorf Battlefield Tour Series I will take you along the last two outposts which were held by the Germans until Berdorf was liberated. The account of Michael C Bilder helped me so much in this research. In this episode we’ll discuss one event he vividly remembers.
Trapped behind Enemy Lines – Berdorf Battle of the Bulge
In this episode of Berdorf 1944-1945 – Reliving The Past we visit one of the four outposts of F Company, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division. Did you know all of their outposts are still there? After that we continue with the 5th Infantry Division and shed light on their first days in the Battle of […]
Darkest Day of A Company – 312th Engineer Battalion, January 11th 1945 – September 2015 Update
Welcome to the first video of my very own battlefield tour of Berdorf in the Battle of the Bulge! Today I’m showing you the starting point and the very first stop of my tour. We’re visiting the old HQ of F Company, 4th Infantry Division who got trapped behind enemy lines on December 16th 1944!
Relive The Past – Berdorf in the Battle of the Bulge
The purpose of this article is to tell the story of Willard G. Meek and to reveal what happened to A Company, 312th Engineer Battalion, 87th Infantry Division on January 11th 1945. On that day A company lost twenty-four soldiers. One of the soldiers stated KIA that day was Willard G. Meek. Willard’s cousin, D. […]
Schumann’s Eck Memorial Trail 1944-1945 Battle of the Bulge Tour
Free World War 2 Battlefield Tour! This battlefield tour focusses on the Southern Shoulder of the Battle of the Bulge. In the village of Berdorf, this guided tour takes you back in time to relive the past and witness historical locations and battlefield sites that were part of the Battle of the Bulge. Focussing on […]
Veteran Research: Pvt William D. Sheehan – Battle of the Bulge
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 to read the first part of it by clicking HERE! In the 10 years that I’ve visited the Ardennes, I’ve come across this place many […]
The New Bastogne War Museum!
WILLIAM D. SHEEHAN KILLED IN ACTION Word was received here this week that Pfc. William D. Sheehan of Osage, was reported killed in action in Luxembourg on December 26th. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Sheehan of Osage. The parents received the telegram from the War Department on Sunday, January 14th. Young […]
On March 27th 2014 the new Bastogne War Museum opened it’s doors. I was lucky to visit it a few weeks after the opening. All I can say is that I had an amazing new experience of the battle of the bulge. The battles around Bastogne is told from four different perspectives. That from a […]