Dispatch from the Ardennes
Museum Curator, Larry Decuers, sent us this photo from Lanzerath, where he is escorting the Museum’s Battle of the Bulge: Hitler’s Last Gamble – France, Belgium & Luxembourg Tour.
Oral History: The I&R Platoon of the 99th Infantry Division at the Battle of the Bulge
The 99th Infantry Division’s Intelligence and Reconnaissance Platoon, also known as the I&R Platoon tell the story of how the 18 lightly armed men held off the spearhead of Kampfgruppe Peiper for over 8 hours at Lanzerath, Belgium during the opening stages of the Battle of the Bulge – the ultimate David versus Goliath story of World War II.
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