NUTS DAYS AT THE BASTOGNE WAR MUSEUM

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Here is the Bastogne War Museum Nuts Weekend program : 

All weekend : 

> Miniature reconstruction of the Grand’Rue of Bastogne in 1944

> In front of the Museum : free exhibition :« Art Liberty. From the Berlin Wall to Street Art » 

> Military tents outside : static display and sale of items and documents relates to the Second World War

> Exhibition of debris from a P-61A-5 Black Widow (“Jukin Judy”) aircraft belonging to 422nd NFS crashed near Bastogne on December 27, 1944

> “Share your WWII story” : contemporary of the Second World War or not, take advantage of our recording studio to share your anecdote or that of a close

– Friday Dec. 13 : (Museum open from 9.30 am to 8 pm, last entrance at 6 pm. Shop, Patton’s canteen and cafeteria are open 10.30 pm) : 

> Signing session of authors, designers and photographers of the Battle of the Bulge (Philippe Jarbinet, Andrew Biggio, Andy Kutler, Hugues Wenkin, Peter Caddick-Adams, Pierre Muller, Christian Dujardin, Robert Allen, Christer Bergström et Laurent Rodange)

> On reservation : Patton’s canteen: 75th anniversary special menu in a year 40 atmosphere tent. You can reserve here.

> 1 pm to 3 pm : “Meet and Greet” with about 15 veterans

– Saturday Dec. 14 : (Museum open from 9.30 am to 8 pm, last entrance at 6 pm. Shop, Patton’s canteen and cafeteria are open 10.30 pm) : 

> Books and history documents fair
 
> 9.30 am to 4 pm : Aid’s Station : presentation of medical assistance during the Battle of the Bulge
 
> On reservation : Patton’s canteen: 75th anniversary special menu in a year 40 atmosphere tent. You can reserve here.
 
> Meeting with civilian witnesses of Winter 44-45
 
> From 10.30 am to 12.30 am  : meeting with Shane Taylor, “Doc” Roe in the serie Band of Brothers
 
> 4 pm to 5 pm : Discover the incredible life of volunteer nurse Augusta Chiwy through American historian and author Martin King
 
> In the evening : bars and musical animations by the Dixies boys band near the Mardasson and the museum
 

– Sunday Dec. 15 : activities planned at the Bastogne War Museum will take place at the Espace 23 (Gustave Delperdange street – 6600 Bastogne) :

> Meeting with veterans : Joe WATSON, Chester BUCK SLOAN, Vincent SPERANZA, Jurgen TEGETHOFF, 3  veterans of “brigade Piron” and 4  american veterans.

> 10.30 am to 1.30 pm : “Indian Head” : static display of 40 military vehicles

> 12.30 am to 2 pm : Meet Shane Taylor, actor of “Doc” Roe in Band of Brothers, Chris Langlois, real grandson of Eugene “Doc” Roe and Matthew Leitch, actor in Band of Brothers.”
 
PATTON’s canteen will be open from Dec. 5 to Jan. 5.

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