Of all the combat actions and hostile encounters that together make up the Battle of the Bulge, the struggle for Bastogne in eastern Belgium is the one you are most likely to have heard about.
One reason for the fame of Bastogne in the Battle of the Bulge is the undoubtedly great psychological importance that the siege of the area acquired in the later stages of WWII: the Germans badly wanted this consolation
… Walks to Salute the Fame of Bastogne in the Battle of the Bulge
The Liberation Route Europe (which follows the movement of the Allied advance through northern Europe in the latter stages of WWII) is complemented by a wide range of shorter memorial trails around towns and villages, which are often laid out as circular walks to commemorate local events.
One of the most famous and interesting of the shorter WWII Remembrance Hike is on the Schumann’s Eck Memorial Trail, designed as a monument to the
… A Remembrance Hike on the Schumann’s Eck Memorial Trail
Over the years, we have introduced you to a large variety of hiking trails: trails in the mountains, trails by the sea, trails through wild forests, trails through parkland and so on. This time, however, we are going to tell you about a trail that is still very much in the making.
The Liberation and Remembrance Route
The Liberation Route Europe is a Remembrance Trail that connects
… Liberation and Remembrance are What This Route is All About