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... museums. They had things from both sides including actual uniforms worn by German and American Generals. The full sized tank was really cool as was the 3D movie of all the events leading up to the Bulge. Since I had my eye on something else later that day, I sort of rushed through the museum to move on to the highlight of the day.....finding the foxholes out in the Ardennes!
Two things Bastogne doesn't do a good job of. Selling souvenir's with ...
... due to Col. Earl Rudder (Aggie graduate and former TAMU President) and his leadership. Other Aggies along with Rudder were honored by the names of Hollingsworth, Routt, Pena and Leonard, who all made significant contributions to this particular battle and other conflicts throughout Europe. My day was basically set up around attending the event with family members of veterans, VIP's and about a hundred or so Aggies that made the trip from ...
... As of October 22, 1944" . . . hmmmm . . . .now that's a coincidence . . . that's the very same day Uncle Robert died.
This is a map from Google Maps depicting the same area.
When I first pulled this Google Map up I thought . . . well . . . I know that he died on a road heading east out of Arlon . . . and I know that ...
... In part, I hoped I might learn more about myself.
I suppose Yeats had it right in some ways , though his view from the cheap seats as a fifty something year old Irish noncombatant during the First World War perhaps made it easy for him to say:
"Why should we honour those who die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself."
I don't agree with ...
... little traffic. Let your eyes acclimate and stick to the center of the road until a car comes. Don't stare into oncoming headlights. Listen for traffic to your rear.You got this wired.
Oh, one other thing.
Did I mention it was raining chats et chiens. Pardon my French, but it was a friggin ( that's French) downpour. Cumfy and as dashing as your Navy peacoat is, water repellent it ain't.
Okay, I'm tough. What else ...