Soldiers – Sailors – Airmen  
 July 2015


July  2015 – Soldiers – Sailors – Airmen
Three WWII Veterans on tour enjoyed the accolades from Duxford Flying Legends to the Eagle’s Nest

Duxford Air Show: “Rosies” share a Peck on the cheeks of our three WWII Veterans.

B-26 Bombardier "Nate" Kline looks through the bomb site.. recalling his job during 65 missions.

B-26 Bombardier “Nate” Kline looks through the bomb site.. recalling his job during 65 missions.

Cambridge American Cemetery...many of our military dead buried here were airmen recovered after crashing into the English Channel and sailors serving on submarines patrolling the North Atlantic

Cambridge American Cemetery…many of our military dead buried here were airmen recovered after crashing into the English Channel and sailors serving on submarines patrolling the North Atlantic

Charles de Vallavielle, owner at Brecourt Manor, warmly greets our three WWII Veterans.

Charles de Vallavielle, owner at Brecourt Manor, warmly greets our three WWII Veterans.

 

A misty morning at Omaha Beach..imaging the artillery barrage from German bunkers.

A misty morning at Omaha Beach..imaging the artillery barrage from German bunkers.

Pointe du Hoc: Bomb craters – scarred landscape of D-Day bombing runs

 

Vintage WWII vehicles provide a great ride across battlefields near Eindhoven

Vintage WWII vehicles provide a great ride across battlefields near Eindhoven

Decaying yet still guarding the John Thompson Bridge over the Maas River near Grave.

 

 

Foxholes & bayonets of splintered tree tops.. and the snow of Bastogne in Jack's Woods

Foxholes & bayonets of splintered tree tops.. and the snow of Bastogne in Jack’s Woods

 

Remnants of the Dragon's Teeth on the Siegfried Line

Remnants of the Dragon’s Teeth on the Siegfried Line

 

 A break for Beer at the Hofbrau Haus

A break for Beer at the centuries old Hofbrau Haus in Munich

From the summit, a view to the patio of the Eagle's Nest.

From the summit, a view to the patio of the Eagle’s Nest.

Hitler's underground bunker system in the Bavarian Alps

Hitler’s underground bunker system in the Bavarian Alps

Each WWII Veteran returned home with notes of thanks from their traveling companions... We Salute You!

Each WWII Veteran returned home with notes of thanks from their traveling companions… We Salute You!