– Links –

Please visit these websites.
Some are related to the 9th Infantry Division, others are World War 2 related websites made by friends in research, or websites for some great organizations.



9th Infantry Division:

Ninth Infantry Division Association
The official 9th Infantry Division website. Also home for the 9th Infantry Division Association.

North Africa 1942-43 Survivors’ Stories
Great website for the wonderful DVD documentary project by my dear friend Michael Fraticelli.

9th Infantry Division WWII Historical Preservation Society
The 9th Division WWII HPS is a WWII re-enactment group which operates in the mid-Atlantic area of the US.

9th Infantry Division Colorado Military Historical Group
9th Infantry Division Living History and Reenacting group based in Colorado.

47th Infantry Regiment Tribute Page
Website by my friend Vincent Whaley, dedicated to the 47th Infantry Regiment.

60th Infantry Regiment
Website by Jason Morris, dedicated to the 60th Infantry Regiment.

9th Infantry Division WWII Combat Reels DVDs
Combat Reels sells DVDs of archival footage of many Divisions, including 2 great DVDs of the 9th Infantry Division.


American Battle Monuments Commission
Website for the Commission that administers, operates and maintains the American burial grounds on foreign soil.

American WWII Orphans Network – AWON
Organization devoted to preserving the memory of Americans who died or went missing in combat during the war. World War 2 Records provides access to billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records.

Stichting Missing In Action
Wonderful foundation that attempts to recover the missing from the battlefields after more then 65 years.

WWII Research and Writing Center
Answers, healing and closure of WWI, WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War service member research questions.
By Jennifer Holik, also a genealogy researcher, speaker and author.

Gary Sinise Foundation
Great foundation by well known actor Gary Sinise, dedicated to  honor our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need.

Holocaust Memorial Museum
The United States Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C.

Friends in Research:

Albert Trostorf Historian / Guide
“Gegen Das Vergessen” – Website of my German friend Albert Trostorf, the BEST historian/guide of the Hurtgen Forest area.

Para Research Team
Great website from my friend Donald van den Bogert: Dedicated research and online virtual WWII museum.

36th Armored Infantry Regiment
Great website from my friend Jan Ploeg: Great tribute and database for the men of 36th AIR, 3rd Armored Division.

80th Infantry Division
Great website from Andy Adkins: A great resource with a lot of documents and reports in regards to the 80th Infantry Division.

99th Infantry Division
Great website from my friend Eric Bijtelaar: Dedicated to the men of the 99th Infantry division during World War Two.

106th Infantry Division
Great website from my friend Carl Wouters: Dedicated to the men and history of the 106th Infantry Division.

Battle of the Hurtgen Forest
Great website from Patrick. All the information in regards to the Hurtgen Forest battle can be found here.

Battle of the Hurtgen Forest
Informative website by Ken Barrett dedicated to the memory of the men who fought in the Hurtgen Forest Battle

Angelo’s Angels – WWII Dog Tag Return Project
Great volunteer research team that assists finders of lost items to find veterans/family members.

Battle of Grandmenil
Website dedicated to the Battle in and around the village of Grand Menil.

Battle of the Bulge Research Site
Website featuring some great research about the Battle of the Bulge period.

Battle of the Bulge Tours
Battlefield guide Bob Konings will give you a great experience.

World War Tours
Great website by my friend Christian Kaiser featuring great stories and pictures of the battlefields today.

WW2 Market Garden
Home of everything about Operation Market Garden.

Relive History 44-45
World War 2 battlefield tours.

Battle of the Ardennes Battlefield Guide
Battlefield guide for the Bastogne & Ardennes area.

Faces beyond the graves
Website dedicated to the fallen liberators.

Stories beyond the graves
Website dedicated to the fallen liberators.

Americans In WWII
Interesting WWII history blog from my friend Guy, whose grandfather also served with the 9th Infantry Division.

Places to stay:

Holiday Gite Manoir de Saule
Great, cozy gite in the middle of the 9th Infantry Division “Operation Cobra” area, within the Department of Manche, Lower Normandy.

Bed & Breakfast Bo Temps
Great B & B hidden in the Ardennes  in the small village called Grandmenil.