D-Day 2015: The completion of a wonderful trip!
D-Day 2015: Band of Brothers Actors reunion
Got home from my Normandy trip today! Wow, I had such a blast in the past 4 days! Today we went to Ouistreham and visited the Bunker museum. Quite interesting to visit a three story building like this! The LCVP outside was used on the Saving Private Ryan Set! Without much time for WW2 stuff […]
D-Day 2015 – Day 3: Meeting a D-Day Veteran!
A boyhood dream coming true! So today I met the Band of Brothers Cast at the Utah Beach Museum! My dad recorded everything so couldn’t take pictures in between. I did make two selfies, one with Babe a.k.a. Robin Laing, and one with Rick Gomez and Frank John Hughes a.k.a. George Luz and ‘Wild Bill’ […]
D-Day 2015: D-Day Experience at Dead Man’s Corner!
Day 3, June 6th 2015! Today I went to Arromanches for the first time! Such a very interesting day meeting WW2 Veteran from one of the Royal Artillery units that landed on Gold Beach: Bill Glover. The Princes Irene Brigade who landed there on June 6th was also at the ceremonies! I actually started to […]
D-Day 2015 Trip – Day One!
Day 2: Friday June 5th! Very Interesting Day 2 in Normandy! After breakfast we visited the new D-Day Experience at Saint-Côme-du-Mont. I can tell, this is the best museum I’ve seen so far in my life. The story of the paratroopers really comes alive in a huge hangar. The quality of the items is amazing […]
June 4th, 1944. Amazing first day in Normandy! We’ve witnessed a parachute dropping with a real C47 at Hémevez. On our way to this place we came across different sites of the 82nd Airborne Division. Just like last year the atmosphere is geat! I’ve taken an interest in the Filthy 13 and even bought the […]