Posts Tagged With: Battle of the Bulge

In Memory of Pfc. James Privoznik

Today we remember the ultimate sacrifice for his country, by Pfc. James Privoznik. Originally of the 90th Division, 790th Ordnance until 14 days before he was killed. Then he was moved into the 90th Division, 358th Infantry during the Battle of the Bulge. James is buried in the Luxembourg American Cemetery. James’ story is being […]

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Follow Friday – January 10, 2014

69 years ago the Battle of the Bulge was raging in Europe. Here are a couple of news stories that bring that story into the present day. Emerging from History: Account of Black Soldiers Killed By Nazis And one in which my friend in Luxembourg, Mike Boehler is quoted. Act of Mercy Amid Brutal Winter […]

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Military Monday – The Dead of Winter Book Review

I just finished reading this book, The Dead of Winter by Bill Warnock. What a powerful book! I have done genealogical research on my family’s World War II soldiers, almost all of whom died in service. I have worked with military records (IDPFs, Morning Reports, After Action Reports, and Unit Histories to name a few.) […]

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Military Monday – Combat Medic Book Review

I read a book last week called Combat Medic World War II by John Kerner, M.D. I had seen this book recommended by a couple of people on FaceBook and it caught my attention a couple of times when I was looking for books at Pritzker Military Museum and Library in Chicago. Finally I checked […]

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Military Monday – Infantry History Books

Are you looking for resources for the units in which your military ancestors served? Did you know that after World War II, some units created small booklets that highlighted the action of that unit during their time overseas? One such booklet was Peragiumus or We Accomplish for the 358th Infantry in Patton’s Third Army. This […]

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Military Monday – Morning Reports

“Imagine being frozen, physically and mentally exhausted, while constantly on the move from location to location in biting winds and knee-deep snow as we fought the enemy. Our vehicles and tanks slid off the road into ditches as our men attempted to scale a hill or mountain. Some vehicles and tanks were unretrievable as they […]

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