WWII Sites "Ala Carte"
If you know what you want to see, here are the links on the site
Plane Crashes
KMC WWII British, US, and German crashes are
researched through a local
"Working Group for the
- check their website for more info. Survivors or
their families are all involved in the stories noted below:
 P47 "Barbara" takes flak over Landstuhl and lands on the
clocktower at  Eichelscheiderhof.
A Ju-88 is downed near Zweibrucken by a pilot shot down
just after DDay
  WWII Events
Tanks in Town - largest tracked vehicle festival in
Europe, every August in Mons Belgium.
Bastogne Historical March - a full weekend of events in
Bastogne Belgium, middle weekend of December. Watch
Internet for dates .
Bastogne Dec 2011 photos here
Royal Armored Tank Museum in Bovington England,
presents "
TANKFEST" in June - yes, they run their King
Tiger at this!
The French "Musee des Blindes" runs their live tank
festival in Saumur France 20-21 July 2012. Not widely
publicized but reportedly spectacular
"In The Footsteps of the 82nd Airborne" takes place in
mid-Feb every year and traces the actual route of a different
sector every year. Usually in the Bastogne region. Check out
photos from past years, watch for 2012 dates.
"Dead Man's Ridge Walk" commemorating the 17th AB
fight, takes place in mid-March near Houmont Belgium.
Here's a taste from the
2012 walk