One week before these commemoration. The Ardenne C47 club got
another veteran from the Battle of the Bulge in the person of
Joseph Morettini . He fought with company E 508th PIR of the
prestigious 82nd Airborne Division .
in the region was set up in particular at Salm Chateau . There
the hale and hearty veteran witnessed more than 70 years ago the
explosion of one of the bridges .
An intimate ceremony at the
monument of Rencheux was organized and as been the case for
quite a few veterans who have returned to the Salmchateau area, Mr. Joseph Morettini
was made an honorary citizen of the city . For this return this
veteran was accompanied by his son Tony (at right) a veteran from another war, that of Vietnam.