We Happy Few 506 was established in 2021 by Band of Brothers® actor Matthew Leitch and Leighton Hughes. Joining them in 2023 was Carsten Krikorka, who volunteers as Executive Assistant and Tour Manager. The mission of We Happy Few 506 is to play a small role in preserving the legacy of Band of Brothers® and continue to pass on the history of World War II, commemorate the veterans who served and to create a community and family for like-minded people.
U.S. MEMORIAL WERETH ORGANIZATION
The U.S. Memorial Wereth in Belgium commemorates the eleven black G.I.s of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion who were murdered by German Soldiers after they had surrendered. The U.S. Memorial Wereth VoG is a non-profit organization founded by private citizens. all volunteers. Their goal is to sustain a permanent memorial to honor and remember the Wereth 11. The U.S. Memorial Wereth depends on donations. To make a donation please click the button below. For further information about the Wereth 11 please visit the organization`s website here.
BATTLE OF THE BULGE
TOUR BOOK 2024
We are happy to announce that we will publish our very first tour book soon. The idea goes back to our team member Carsten, he will also be the person in charge composing the book. You can expect many extraordinary high class photos from our official photographer Stuart Bertie to be featured, as well as notes about the sites we visited during our first Battlefield Tour of 2024. There is no official release date yet, but you can expect the book being available for pre-order in late March or April 2024. All sale profits will be donated to the U.S. Memorial Wereth VoG in the name of We Happy Few 506.
UPCOMING BATTLEFIELD TOURS 2024
Our third Battle of the Bulge Tour was concluded at the end of January 2024. The touring community keeps growing and your positive feedback motivates us to bring you even more exclusive events. We can not give away that much further information at this point, but rest assured that our upcoming Battlefield Tours will consist of unique experiences and sites where no other tour will take you to. We are currently looking into WWII battlefields which we did not tour before and are composing first tour itineraries, fleshing out details and dates with possible guests. All we can say is, the next tour will be our 8th Battlefield Tour. Stay tuned.
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