U.S. military communities participate in Battle of the Bulge commemoration

By Linda Steil, USAG Heidelberg VolunteerDecember 17, 2009

Re-enactors drive around Bastogne, Belgium, Dec. 12-13, to give the thousands of visitors to the commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge a feel for what the town looked like during World War II.
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Re-enactors drive around Bastogne, Belgium, Dec. 12-13, to give the thousands of visitors to the commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge a feel for what the town looked like during World War II. (Photo Credit: Linda Steil, USAG Heidelberg Volunteer) VIEW ORIGINAL
Re-enactors dressed in World War II uniforms commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, Dec. 12-13, which was one of the largest and bloodiest battles for the Americans during World War II.
2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Re-enactors dressed in World War II uniforms commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, Dec. 12-13, which was one of the largest and bloodiest battles for the Americans during World War II. (Photo Credit: Linda Steil, USAG Heidelberg Volunteer) VIEW ORIGINAL
Re-enactors dressed in World War II uniforms participate in the 22-kilometer march Dec. 12 to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, one of the largest and bloodiest battles for the Americans during World War II.
3 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Re-enactors dressed in World War II uniforms participate in the 22-kilometer march Dec. 12 to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, one of the largest and bloodiest battles for the Americans during World War II. (Photo Credit: Linda Steil, USAG Heidelberg Volunteer) VIEW ORIGINAL
A re-enactor waits in a fox hole on the hike route in Bastogne, Belgium, Dec. 12, to give the thousands of visitors to the commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge a feel for what a Soldier's duty looked like during World War
4 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A re-enactor waits in a fox hole on the hike route in Bastogne, Belgium, Dec. 12, to give the thousands of visitors to the commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge a feel for what a Soldier's duty looked like during World War (Photo Credit: Linda Steil, USAG Heidelberg Volunteer) VIEW ORIGINAL
Aaron Steil, a Heidelberg Boy Scout, looks out of the Sherman Tank on the main square of Bastogne, Belgium, Dec. 12, during the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, one of the largest and bloodiest battles for the Americans during World War II. Aaron and his family traveled to Belgium to retrace the steps of American Soldiers during World War II.
5 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Aaron Steil, a Heidelberg Boy Scout, looks out of the Sherman Tank on the main square of Bastogne, Belgium, Dec. 12, during the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, one of the largest and bloodiest battles for the Americans during World War II. Aaron and his family traveled to Belgium to retrace the steps of American Soldiers during World War II. (Photo Credit: Linda Steil, USAG Heidelberg Volunteer) VIEW ORIGINAL
Re-enactors drive around Bastogne, Belgium, Dec. 12-13, to give the thousands of visitors to the commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge a feel for what the town looked like during World War II.
6 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Re-enactors drive around Bastogne, Belgium, Dec. 12-13, to give the thousands of visitors to the commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge a feel for what the town looked like during World War II. (Photo Credit: Linda Steil, USAG Heidelberg Volunteer) VIEW ORIGINAL