What can we see of the violent past today in the Ardennes of Belgium and Luxembourg? Sixty years ago in December 1944, this hilly region in Europe along the German border witnessed some of the most bitter fighting of the Second World War– an epic campaign that would forever be known as The Battle of the Bulge.
Today, tell-tale signs of the great battle, are still imprinted on the quaint villages and farms of this lovely region of Europe– albeit faint marks of a past that fades with each passing year.
In 1994, my wife Lisa and I spent a month bicycling through the region with old signal corps photos, maps and a desire to find where it had all happened in the Bulge. Great fun and great sleuthing...
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