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Book Production Begins

Book Production Begins

So, now begins the book production process to create Soldiers' Stories: A Collection of WWII Memoirs. This website will now switch its focus from travel blog to book creation. Click on The Book tab in the menu bar to see…

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Sharing Trip Stories With Our Sister!

Sharing Trip Stories With Our Sister!

Our sister, Lynette, was literally with us on the trip as I texted her photos and information the moment we experienced everything. Later in the evening, after we could plug in to electricity, the photos and stories would be uploaded…

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Home

Home

Landed in St. Louis!  Everyone is heading to bed and meeting at Lynette's in the morning to share the stories with her! Tired but happy!

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Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

We traveled straight from Belgium to Paris to arrive at our camping spot at Camp Est around 11pm. Once again, we found exceptionally clean shower houses and great facilities. The bad news is we didn't make it to the Eiffel…

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Putte, Belgium

Putte, Belgium

It wasn't in the travel plans, but sometimes wonderful things happen when you just wing it!  Our invitation to the Thys house was truly an exceptional experience.  We left Eddy's house and headed north past Brussles to visit another 83rd…

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Changing Route

Changing Route

Jelle and Eric Thys invited us to their home today in Putte, Belgium. So we are heading north for the afternoon and then to Paris tonight!

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Bastogne

Bastogne

After two failed attempts of locating a camping spot in Luxembourg City, we decided to drive to the Bastogne area as we needed to be there the next day at noon anyway. We managed to repeat a few of the…

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Ramagen

Ramagen

We left Strass, Germany this morning after spending some time looking at Willim's 719 page book on the Hurtgen Forest. He is quite brilliant. Ken, our traveling gift artist, drew a pencil sketch for Willim of the WWII skirmish that…

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Tour With Robert

Tour With Robert

Imagine going on a history tour of WWII, in Germany, with someone who lived through the devastation! We did just that with Robert, who was five years old when his home and town were destroyed in 1944. His family was…

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