This tour gives you a general overview on the Battle for Bastogne. The German Lines of Attack and the American Lines of Defense. Reg shows you the actual battlefields , foxholes , bullet holes which still remain today. We visit the sites of the 101st Airborne Division and follow Patton’s trail into the city hereby using lots of original photo’s and personal accounts that were given to me by the veterans themselves. We visit the woods where Easy Company of the 506 PIR was dug in , talk about Team Cherry , Team Desobry and Team O’Hara, and others … This tour highlights the men who fought for our freedom. Those brave men who paid the highest price for freedom … We will walk in their footsteps!
Neffe – Bizory : Team Cherry & 501 PIR meet with General Bayerlein .
Halt Station: The German Breakthrough on 21 Dec 1944 . Band of Brothers Memorial.
Bois Jacques -Jack Woods: 501 PIR attack and Easy Company 506 PIR lines overlooking Foy
Foy: The battles in Foy. Civilian accounts.
LUNCH in town
Clochimont – Assenois: Patton’s 4th Armored Div , CCR under Lt Col Abrams breaks the German encirclement …..
NUTS!: Kessler Farm where Germans delivered the ultimatum to surrender and received McAuliffe’s brief reply!
Hemroulle –Rolle Castle – Champs: The German breakthrough on 25 Dec 1944 . Bed linen stories. US HQ.
Recogne: Native American Memorial. ‘Dear IRS, Come and get me!’
Recogne – Foy: German Cemetery and Temporary American Cemetery
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