Belgium is a country of peaceful farmland, canals and charming small towns. But, due to its location between France and Germany, it was the site of terrible fighting in both World War I and World War II.
Walk through the gates of the Luxembourg American Cemetery and you are on hallowed ground. Rich, green lawns lie surrounded by woods of spruce, beech and oak trees. White crosses stand in memorial to the soldiers who gave their lives in World War II to defend this area of the world for freedom.
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — U.S. soldiers and their families followed in the footsteps of the famous Company E when they visited World War II battlefields to mark the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge this weekend.
This summer, in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, June 6th 1944, The Patton Alliance, Patton Legacy Sports and the town of Carentan are organizing a game of flag football featuring the “Screaming Eagles” of the 101st Airborne versus The "All American Division” of the 82nd Airborne....
Bastogne, the name of the small town of the Belgian Ardennes, is forever associated with the Battle of the Bulge and the incredible resistance of famous American units, among them the Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division.
There are noble American monuments on European soil that stand as a constant reminder of the hardships U.S. soldiers experienced during World War II. The war separated over a million soldiers from their families, bringing them to foreign soil in an effort to defeat Adolf Hitler on many fronts.
On a cold and wintry day in December 1944, Adolf Hitler launched what was to be one of his last major counteroffensives of World War II. After the defeat in Normandy, Hitler was desperate to turn the tide of war in his favor. On Dec.
Close to the Luxembourg border, Bastogne is a small, French-speaking Belgian village in the Ardennes forest. It would have gone unnoticed if it hadn’t been the stage for one of the most famous battles of the second world war. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge.