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... well as a few foxholes.
And before I begin, please understand that this is something that is very important to me. I have always had a great appreciation for our military, as we all do, and with regards to World War II, I'm just so very interested in the history of the battles and the men that served. To have an opportunity to do this, is just one of the biggest highlights of my life. I don't know if I would have been able to do what they did ...
... past and those of the present for their service will never be enough. They have made the ultimate sacrifice and I am so thankful for all of them.
The only negative about the day was that during the reception for the Aggie exhibit I was made aware that George Patton's granddaughter was there. When the Aggie group saw my reaction, they immediately spread out to find her for me. I had 15 people looking for her. Unfortunately she ...
... between Belgium and Luxembourg, and I just pick a random spot just over the border that's where I'll say my thanks.
So I planted my finger on the map and said . . . "there, right there . . . I don't know what's there, but that's where I'm going.
Cue celestial music.
So I pushed the little "plus" sign on my Google Maps, said to myself "Let's see what's ...
After several weeks in Scotland and England they crossed the channel and came ashore at Utah Beach on August 29, 1944
His unit was likely involved in the Seige of Brest on the west coast of France.
It's 9:06 in the morning as my train races for Paris at a pace much faster than I travelled two hours ago. I am already exhausted.
There were a few unforeseen developments this morning. First, when I booked this trip to Belgium it seemed brilliant to work backwards so as to make connections that would deliver me to Arlon at a reasonable hour tonight. So, checking trains, I decided I better leave Bayeux on the 8:39 a.m. ...