Below you can find (most of) the events for the Battle of the Bulge in 2019-2020.
I have tried to gather as much events as possible. I am not responsable for the way the events are published by the organisers.
As soon as we have more events, I will publish them here.
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One of the biggest events will be in Grandmenil, community of Manhay. For the fourth time the event, organised by Ardennes History Remember, will have a great amount of reenactors, tanks, halftracks, memorials and several shows of the Manhattan Dolls .
Several veterans will attend the event. There will be a military fair and several Historical Fights will take place. The MHM44 museum is open the whole period!
Be there, this event is one of a kind!
Date: 13, 14 & 15 december.
All the information you need: www.ardennes-history-remember.be
Throughout Bastogne, you will find many events. In the town itself there are parades and many gahterings. The military parade will be on sunday the 15th. More specific information later!
Date: 13, 14 & 15 december 2019
– Bastogne War museum
– Nuts Barracks
This organisation ( The Ardennes Memories association ) has been out of sight for a couple of years. But, hey, they are back with a Reenactment and pyrotechnical show. They will have over 240 reenactors, vehicules and other neat stuff. The shows will be on sunday the 14th of december.
Date: 13 & 14 december.
Visit their website: https://www.ardennesmemories.com/en/hardigny-44.html
Legacy of Valor escort
The small group, lead by US firefighter Mitch Mendler already was in Europe during the D-day commemorations in Normandy. Mitch and his group display US flags, honoring the brave men who once fought on European soil. The group will be in the Ardennes too during the commemorations.
On friday 13th, they wil be in Manhay and Grandmenil. On saturday the 14tf of december they will be in Bastogne. According to Mitch they will also be on several other places. (Malmedy, Luxembourg, etc)
More information about the project: http://thepatriotflag.us/
This event will be held at the Baugnez museum.
On saturday there will be a Memorial walk, dedicated to the men who were killed in the Malmedy field. On sunday there will be a commemoration at the monument. The museum will be open all weekend. You can visit the military fair (free enterance) and in the evening there will be a show of the “The Strato-fred’s Club Band”.
The village of Verdenne will commemorate the battles fought in december 1944, and they will especially honor the brave men of the 84thID. By displaying large pictures next to the houses, wich were part of the battles. Actors will tell you the stories of the village. A film will be played and items form that time will be displayed.
Date: 22-24 december
I dont have a specifk list yet, but found a list with events on the Luxembourg Embassy website. You can find the link here.
More to come in the near future!
January & February commemorations
The 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion March.
It is the fourth edition of the commemorative march, dedicated to the heroes of the 551stPIB. During the walk, accompanied by familymembers of the 551st, you will visit several spots where the men fought.
The walk is organised by the C-47 club. On the leadlet you will find all the information.
82nd Airborne March, the 38th edition.
This years commemorative 82ndAB march, organised by the group of Emile La Croix, is starting at La Gleize and is dedicated to the men of the 504thPIB. You will follow the footsteps of these men, by bypassing La Gleize, La Venne, Brume, Cheneux and Rahier. Distance: 20 km.
Date: February 8th 2020