My hat is off to King Philippe and Queen Mathilde. G-d Bless Them.
King Philippe and Queen Mathilde participate in the ceremonies commemorating the Battle Of The Ardennes Forest otherwise known as the Battle Of The Bulge. I tip my hat to them for showing up even in a strong winter storm. Bravo Zulu to The King and Queen.
- The Battle of the Bulge was one of the bloodiest of the Second World War
- Saw thousands of Nazi troops descend on Ardennes without notice
- U.S. Army soldiers defended heavily forested region in Belgium
- Belgian royal family turned out to greet veterans and commemorate war
King Philippe lays a wreath at a monument commemorating the Battle of the Bulge or the Ardennes Offensive fought by American troops and Nazi infiltrators 70 years ago
Queen Mathilde braved the wintery conditions to pay respect to the thousands of troops killed in the battle
In homage to the U.S. Army General Anthony McAuliffe, who responded: ‘Nuts!’ when…
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