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Tagged With: World War II

The beaches of Normandy, famous World War II battlesite that sparked the USA’s big push into Europe

The beaches of Normandy, France… where thousands bled and died during the D-Day invasion during World War II. It’s now considered one of the most famous World War II battlefields that many movies, books, comics, and video games are based on this location. The D-Day invasions are quite often depicted as an important event during … Continue reading »

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Bastogne: where the Battle of the Bulge happened!

One of the most famous battle sites of World War II was Bastogne, the crossroads there that had 7 main routes which included the road leading to the northwest to the port of Antwerp and another road going into Luxembourg. The United States had joined the fight over in Europe and were making great strides … Continue reading »

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Luxembourg – the city and the cemetery

So what exactly is there to do in Luxembourg? The country hidden between Belgium, France, and Germany? Other than the usual city stroll to see the architecture and old buildings…. there is something unique to this country. The one unique thing that most people don’t know is that US Army General George Patton, the famous … Continue reading »

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Lots of see in Berlin, Germany, which also includes the football club: Hertha BSC

Yep, it’s Berlin – capital of Germany. A world class city and the largest city in Germany (and of the German-speaking world) with plenty to do including museums, night life, history, and of course, football! I’m going to state there are a lot of museums but I’m not really a museum guy so I skipped … Continue reading »

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Colditz Castle (also known as Oflag IV-C)

If you happen to make it out to Leipzig then I recommend going out to Colditz Castle which is in the town of Colditz. It’s about an hour’s drive from Leipzig to Colditz and there are generally very few tourists who go out to this direction. Tip: You have to rent a car to go … Continue reading »

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