An interactive briefing (45 minutes) on the Battle of the Bulge and the Battle of Bastogne can be given for groups of up to a maximum of 40 people, subject to availability and requested at least 3 weeks in advance.
The content of the briefing:
- The general German situation by summer 1944
- The idea behind the attack
- The German plan « Wacht am Rhein
- The preparations
- The general situation of the Allies
- What did the Allies know?
- 16 December 1944 – The German attack
- The battle for Bastogne
It is possible to adapt the briefing to your wishes.
Battle tour of the battlefield of Bastogne
The 101st Airborne Museum is also organizing guided tours on the battlefield of Bastogne requested at least three weeks in advance. A program is suggested for the visit of the following historical sites : Bunker Boggess – The Kessler farm – Patton’s Monument – The field hospital of CCB 10th Armored Division – The village of Mont and the position of Vincent Speranza – The village of Neffe and the progression of the Panzer Lehr Division – The Monument of the Mardasson – The Bois Jacques and the foxholes – The villages of Foy and Noville – The American temporary graveyard of Foy-Recogne – The German graveyard of Foy-Recogne – The Native American Monument – The villages of Champs and Hemroulle – The castle of Rolley – The landing zone (LZ) and the dropping zone (DZ) – The Saint Pieter’s church – The graveyard of Bastogne – and many other historical sites