Heroes of the Vosges

Heroes of the Vosges is an exciting new project that is underway in Bruyeres. A museum that will preserve the legacy of the Nisei soldiers of the 100th/442nd RCT. Alongside, the men and women of the French Forces of the Interior (FFI) will see their contributions highlighted. New museum Efforts are underway to create aContinue reading “Heroes of the Vosges”

Veterans at WW2 commemorations

Veterans traditionally play a central role in WW2 commemorations. Veterans as living testimonies WW2 was a momentous event and remembrance services are important to honour the sacrifices made and the lives lost. They will be the centre of attention during the events highlighting the 80th anniversary of many key battles and turning points in 1944.Continue reading “Veterans at WW2 commemorations”

Does history repeat itself?

The first month of 2023 is history already! Time just flies by these days… Times change In the past, January and February tended to be a time of relative quiet to recuperate and spend some time putting all the New Year’s resolutions into practice. After all, you promised yourself to do better with self-care… NotContinue reading “Does history repeat itself?”

We will remember them…

“We will remember them…” The pledge concludes the poem For the Fallen. November is definitely the month dedicated to the memory of those who are no longer with us. All Saints Day and Day of the Dead on November 1st, Remembrance Day or Veterans Day on the 11th, and various other national occasions for remembranceContinue reading “We will remember them…”

Bringing family history to life

Curious about where you come from or which exciting parts of the world play a part in your family history? Tracing ancestry Genealogy inspired travel and ancestry tracing trips have long been a popular way to give special meaning to overseas visits. Especially among communities that saw mass migration from the “old” to the “new”Continue reading “Bringing family history to life”

Return to travel… finally

A window to return to travel and explore the battlefields again finally opened up. After many months stuck at home, Europe slowly started to open up to allow some recovery of the tourism sector for the summer season. The importance of tourism for especially the southern European countries cannot be overstated. But that doesn’t meanContinue reading “Return to travel… finally”


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