A BIT About Myself
I studied the classics there for 6 years.
Headquarters of the 501st Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division during the siege of Bastogne.
Today the exhibition"I was 20 in Bastogne in 1945" is accommodated there
In front of my Battery during a parade on the MacAuliffe Square in Bastogne
Reporting to His Majesty King Baudoin of Belgium
Giving orders after the reconnaissance in presence of the commander of the divisionary artillery
Reconnoitering in the snow on the Elsenborn Ridge
The monument of the 2nd Infantry Division, Indian Head
and the monument of the 99th Infantry Division, Checkerboard Division or "Battle Babies" are on the same place in the "Twin Villages", Krinkelt and Röchrath. From there both divisions had to withdraw and occupied positions on the Elsenborn Ridge
Breakfast in the Hotel Melba with Buck Compton and Babe Heffron.
With "Babe" and "Wild Bill" in the Belgian Barracks, MacAuliffe's HQ and place where the famous "NUTS" was pronounced
In the foxholes of the Easy Company in the Bois Jacques close to Foy with Buck Compton and Don Malarky
In front of the Sherman tank on the MacAuliffe Square in Bastogne
From right to left me, Mr Goldstein who was the machine-gunner of the tank, my wife Marianne and Mr Goldstein's family members.
With my Wife and General Albin IRZYK, commander of the 8th Tank Battalion of the 4th Armored Division in Chaumont (Patton Third Army)
Visiting the Woods of Peace with Mrs and General Harry KINARD, G3 of the 101st Airborne Division who suggested the "NUTS" to General MacAuliffe
Fort BOGGESS. Place of
the breakthrough by Lt BOGGESS coming from ASSENOIS at the head of a Combat Team of the 4th Armored Division
HOUFFALIZE, junction of Patton's 3rd Army and HODGES' 1st Army on January 1945 during the counter-attack.
LANZERATH where Lt Lyle BOUCK Jr. commanding the Intelligence and Rennnaissace (I&R) platoon of the 99th Infantry Division stopped for a full day PEIPER's spearhead