5 Interesting Memoirs You Should Read of Veterans Who Fought in the Battle of the Bulge
Christmas 1944 in Luxembourg
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 for men to experience the war. That’s why I created a list of 5 books that you should read! They are memoirs of different veterans […]
The taking of Bitburg – A Veteran’s Story
Christmas 1944. A day that I believe every veteran of World War 2 remembers. May it be the people he was with, may it be the house stayed at, may it be the foxhole he shared or may it be the meal he at that day. Christmas is a day you simply can’t forget, especially […]
A Foxhole and Ten Blankets – December 31st 1944 Luxembourg
By Edgar Valderrama from C Company, 11th Infantry Regiment The following story was passed on to me by Edgar Valderrama, a veteran of the 11th Infantry Regiment of the 5th Infantry Division. Valderrama was in C company and probably joined the division before the division’s battle at Metz. His name is in the official 11th regimental roster, […]
5th Infantry Division – NEED YOUR HELP!
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 you just how much I love you. You mean the world and all to me darling. I fell in love with you from the start […]
Another 5th Infantry Division footsoldier for Patton!
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 […]
A very unusual meeting between U.S. and German soldiers in the Battle of the Bulge!
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! […]
During war the most unusual things can happen at most the dangerous situations. This particular story is about the 2nd infantry regiment during the Battle of the Bulge. The moment is described in the book: A foot soldier for Patton “The story of a “Red Diamond” infantryman with the US Third Army” by Michael C. Bilder […]