Remarks at City of Bastogne Reception

Ambassador Gidwitz Remarks at City of Bastogne Reception Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 Mayor Lutgen, Prime Minister Wilmès, Madame Speaker, Senator Boozman, Congressional delegation members, citizens of Bastogne, dear Belgian friends, and American colleagues – I’m very happy to be with you all tonight as a guest of the Mayor of the City of Bastogne. I ...
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Remarks at Battle of the Bulge Veterans Lunch

Ambassador Gidwitz Remarks at the Battle of the Bulge Veterans Lunch Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 I’m so pleased to be here today to welcome all of you to the inaugural event of our multi-day commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. And also, to celebrate the completion of the first phase ...
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Battle of the Bulge Veteran Vince Speranza and the 101st Airborne Division

During the Battle of the Bulge the 101st Airborne Division turned the tide of war. The division was surrounded, but they survived and fought in terrible conditions, holding the city of Bastogne. We were honored to meet with a 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) who are in Bastogne to pay their respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. #75yearsliberation #NeverForget #Bastogne75 #WeAreAllies ...
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