Here my pictures of a little journey to Bastogne participating the 65th. anniversary:
Early in the morning(5o clock) we started in the Hunsrück through snow and fog, driving down to Trier, climbing into the Eifel and then direction St. Vith into the Ardennes.
There sadly wasn't snow, only frozen rain and fog.
At 9 o clock we arrived in Recogne to visit the resting german soldiers which are not forgotten too:
church and graves in Recogne just a very small cottage in the surroundings of Bastogne
6800 graves of german young man
Heavy fighting took place here too, trying a breakthroug to Bastogne
A picture from the 60th. of the cemetary
Then a little rest in Houffalize
visiting the poor Panther blasted from a big bomb into the little river where he and his 5
Sadly some Sprayers had no mercy with this old symbol of german forces
Later we drove through the outskirts of Bastogne through the dark forest searching the wood of Foy
There at the 101. Airborne-Memorial a belgian group arrived with new flowers for the american young man dying in the cold.