The ‘Battle of the Bulge’ or the ‘Ardennes Offensive’ was the single biggest and bloodiest battle American soldiers have ever fought. Before dawn on Dec. 16, a German artillery bombardment preceded a powerful attack along a 40-mile front that...read more
With the holiday season upon us Angus has a festive episode for you.
The US 28th Infantry Division landed in France in July of 1944. After fighting through the Bocage, and taking part in the parade through Paris to mark its liberation, they were sent to the Hürtgen Forest.
It's not a war movie yet, but is an amazing story so that Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks starting to work on it. it's possible that Brad Pitt is interested too. The Castle Itter is still standing, in fact is now of privately owned and used as a residence....read more
The Battle of Hürtgen Forest was the longest battle on German ground during World War II, and is the longest single battle the U.S. Army has ever fought. It was one of the most fierce and bloody battles of World War II. The battle was so costly that it has been...read more
Today marks the 72nd Anniversary of Operation Market Garden,mostly associated with the book of Cornelius Ryan’A Bridge too Far’ which was made into a star studded block buster movie in 1977 with the same title.It is a lengthy blog but it is an important story to be re-told because the effects...read more
Action in the Caen sector, France. German troops in foxholes eat, play with pets, and receive mail. Infantry and tanks, supported by artillery and rockets, destroy Allied armor. A German tank crew is decorated. German infantry, tanks, and armored cars enter a town. Narrated in Portuguese...read more