The Canteen Connection

In early 2012 a research trip to the Belgium Ardennes was organized. Three whole days of exploring the forest near the Belgium-German border proved to be a success. Traces of war were to be found everywhere, remains of a gasmask, blank German dog tag, US overcoat buttons, raincoat and lots of .50 shells. Nearly at…

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The Shoe

A couple of years ago while searching the 99th Infantry Division area , for traces from the fierce battle that took place during the last big offensive of the german army, a shoe was found in a small dugout. The shoe still very much complete with even the lace still attached did not show any…

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