The guns have gone silent on the bluffs overlooking the sea; but they’re still there for all to see. Mulberry Harbor stuns the first time visitor as we climb the hill to reach the plateau above the village of Arromanches. Private John Steele is still snagged up on the church steeple in Sainte Mere Eglise. Pointe du Hoc remains just as the Rangers left it and Omaha’s pain and sacrifice are made real to succeeding generations by our men interred on the bluff overlooking the sacred stretch of sand known as Omaha. We’ll cover the City of Light as only we do: intimately, leisurely, thoroughly. It’s off to retrace the events of December and January, 1944-1945; the Battle of the Bulge, with our Bulge historian, Michel Baert.