Today marks the end of the Battle of the Bulge, exactly 75 years ago. The battle began on December 16, 1944 during one of the coldest winters in history. I had the pleasure of visiting Belgium and Luxembourg for a week in December to mark the beginning of the anniversary and I will elaborate onContinue reading “Battle of the Bulge Ended 75 Years Ago Today”
Seventy-five years ago today Rocco’s best friend was killed in action during the final days of the Battle of the Bulge.
The following is Rocco Moretto’s oral account of the Morscheck Crossroads, provided by him in 1995. On January 22, 1945 after being in position for 36 days, the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment was assigned the mission to capture and hold the Morscheck crossroads. The crossroads was a vital piece of real estate as itContinue reading “Morscheck Crossroads”