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Some photos from my Battle of the Bulge trip December 10-18, 2015.

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One of the liberation markers that count every kilometer of the Allied advance from Normandy to ether Bastogne or the German boarder, I cant remember which.   
 

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Me in front of what I believe is a Long Tom howitzer. 
 

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The Bastogne War Museum.
 

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The Mardasson Memorial commemorating the liberation of Belgium by United State troops and the Battle of the Bulge.   
 

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One of the fox holes of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.
 

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A shell crater in Easy Company's position.
 

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The town of Foy, Belgium. This photo was taken less than seventy yards from the location of the two photos above.
 

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A Belgian Police officer in Bastogne.
 

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Inside the Bastogne War Museum.
 

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A World War II reenactment.
 

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Me with some World War II reenactors.
 

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82ed Airborne Memorial.
 

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7th Armored Division Tank.
 

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Memorial located on the site where eleven African-American US Army soldiers were executed by the SS.
 

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Part of the Siegfried Line.
 

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A US 1st Infantry Division memorial.
 

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The site of the Malmedy Massacre.
 

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Part of the Malmedy Massacre Memorial.
 

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Me in front of a King Tiger tank.
 

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The Belgian Countryside.
 

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A Plaque at Parker's Crossroad.
 

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Parker's Crossroad.
 

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A Panther Tank.
 

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The first of two castles we toured.
 

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A room inside the castle.
 

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A view from the second castle.

 

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Outside the second castle as we were leaving.
 

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The front gate of Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial.
 

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The grave of an Unknown Soldier.
 

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Headstones in Luxembourg American Cemetery.
 

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The grave of a member of my grandfathers regiment.
 

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From the back of Luxembourg American Cemetery looking toward the Memorial chapel.
 

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National Museum of Military History, Luxembourg.
 

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Chaff and Window displayed in the museum.
 

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A 155mm artillery piece outside the museum.
 

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War damage on the museum's outside wall.
 

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Statue of Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg(Reign 1919-1964) in the city of Luxembourg.
 

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Photos taken in the city of Luxembourg.
 

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At Terminal 2, Frankfurt International Airport.
 

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In flight over Germany.
 

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Another aircraft in sight while flying over Germany.

 

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ok from all the photos i want to point out one.....CHOCO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  ( looks you had a very good time , i wish you to spend all your time having fun like this :)  )

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One of these days I will go there. Thank you for showing us those pictures.

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Such an amazing place. Your photos bring back so many memories from my visits there. My last, being on the 60th Anniversary of the Bulge. Congrats on your successful trip.

 

-Jeff

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