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Explore the Ardennes region of Belgium through the lens of WWII's Battle of the Bulge. From the landscapes of La Roche-en-Ardenne to the historic grounds of Bastogne, Darley Newman uncovers the pivotal roles these locales played in one of the war's most significant conflicts. Through conversations with local expert Martin Cugnon, listeners gain firsthand insights into the bravery of American soldiers, especially the 101st Airborne Division, who defended Bastogne against overwhelming odds. Visiting the Bastogne War Museum and nearby foxholes and woods portrayed in the Steven Spielberg's "Band of Brothers," Cugnon paints a vivid picture of wartime hardships and sacrifices, emphasizing the importance of remembering the past. Through engaging storytelling, Travels with Darley invites listeners on a journey where history comes alive, offering valuable lessons from the echoes of the past.
Explore the Ardennes region of Belgium through the lens of WWII's Battle of the Bulge. From the landscapes of La Roche-en-Ardenne to the historic grounds of Bastogne, Darley Newman uncovers the pivotal roles these locales played in one of the war's most significant conflicts. Through conversations with local expert Martin Cugnon, listeners gain firsthand insights into the bravery of American soldiers, especially the 101st Airborne Division, who defended Bastogne against overwhelming odds. Visiting the Bastogne War Museum and nearby foxholes and woods portrayed in the Steven Spielberg's "Band of Brothers," Cugnon paints a vivid picture of wartime hardships and sacrifices, emphasizing the importance of remembering the past. Through engaging storytelling, Travels with Darley invites listeners on a journey where history comes alive, offering valuable lessons from the echoes of the past. read more read less

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