Tag Archives: WW1 Battlefield Tour

Thinking of Touring Europe this Year? Join Either our Reconstruction / Occupation Tour or the Battle of the Bulge Tour

  Space is still available for the two tours that historians Randy Gaulke and Markus Klauer are offering:  In mid-September there is the 1918-19 Reconstruction / Occupation of Germany Tour and in early October there is the Ardennes 75th Anniversary Battle of the Bulge Tour.   The Reconstruction / Occupation tour is designed to focus less on the fighting in the Meuse-Argonne and St. Mihiel regions and more on the post-war reconstruction.  It will also focus on the American Third Army’s occupation of Germany; which Continue reading →

Why Visiting the Battlefields is Still Important in a Virtual World

  In today’s world:  One can use Google Earth to visit the Western Front;  One can watch videos of the battlefields and of the various battles on-line;  One can scour archives for photographs and letters, etc.  With the coming of virtual reality, one will even be able to walk a trench line.  So why is visiting the battlefields still important?   Last week the webmaster and his father were watching a (VHS) video of their 1993 battlefield tour with Stephen Skinner and his mother.  Stephen, Continue reading →