Posts Tagged With: Luxembourg

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 – 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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Military Monday – Piecing Together the Story

“Today I died. Yesterday I was freezing but full of life. We marched across the bitter windswept white landscape for hours. We lay on the frozen ground next to our tanks and trucks at night with only a blanket to shield us from the elements. We freeze. There is no warmth here. We went from […]

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