Full grown Puffer Fish
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Massachusetts and Grand Cayman Island depending on the weather
My dad was a bazookaman in the infantry in the Battle of the Bulge (Battle of the Ardennes), the battle at Colmar Pocket, and the battle of the Rhine (Siegfried Line Campaign). I went over a few years ago to try to trace some of his journey. We were able to see some of the towns he fought through (of course they are rebuilt today) and also visited a couple of war museums, cemeteries, and got to talk to a few of the older folk who were there during the war and were very appreciative. A very moving experience. I have his army boots sitting on a shelf in front of me. He told me never to clean them, as they had the dirt from all of his campaigns and battles on them.