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Nuts Days at the Bastogne War Museum

The programme of the Bastogne War Museum Nuts Weekend for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge:

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 related 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 8.00 pm, last entrance at 6.00 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)
  • 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm: “Meet and Greet” with about 15 veterans

Saturday, Dec. 14: (Museum open from 9.30 am to 8.00 pm, last entrance at 6.00 pm. Shop, Patton’s canteen, and cafeteria are open until 10.30 pm) :

  • Books and history documents fair
  • 9.30 am to 4.00 pm: Aid’s Station: presentation of medical assistance during the Battle of the Bulge
  • Meeting with civilian witnesses of Winter 44-45
  • From 10.30 am to 12.30 am: meeting with Shane Taylor, “Doc” Roe in the series Band of Brothers
  • 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm: Discover the incredible life of volunteer nurse Augusta Chiwy through American historian and author Martin King
  • In the evening: food trucks, bars, and musical animations by the Dixies boys band near the Mardasson and the museum

Sunday, Dec. 15: (Museum open from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm, last entrance at 4.00 pm. Shop, Patton’s canteen and cafeteria close at 7.00 pm) :

  • Meeting with veterans
  • 10.30 am to 1.30 pm: “Indian Head”: static display of 40 military vehicles
  • 12.30 am to 2.00 pm: Meet Shane Taylor, the actor of “Doc” Roe in Band of Brothers, Chris Langlois, real grandson of Eugene “Doc” Roe and Matthew Leitch, actor in Band of Brothers.”
Nuts Days at the Bastogne War Museum

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