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Pilsen, WWII, the Liberation & the US Army

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Immerse yourself in the history of the largest Czech city liberated by the US Army during World War II. Tour the places and memorial sites of the US liberation.

United Kingdom

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Explore the fascinating war in the skies known as the Battle of Britain. After the fall of France in 1940 and their own discouraging defeat in Belgium and France, the United Kingdom regrouped, dug in and took to the air

The European capitals of WWII – London

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London played an important role in nearly every aspect of the Second World War. The city was host to several governments in exile and was an important centre for the planning of the Allied war efforts. London was bombed during

Normandy

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By the evening of 6 June 1944, the Allied forces had established a foothold on all five landing beaches. There was still a long way to go, but the day’s operations, which took the German command by surprise, were successful.

The European capitals of WWII – Paris

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The liberation of Paris was not a priority for the Allies, but an uprising of the population against the Germans on 19 August made it necessary.

Belgium and the Battle of the Bulge

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The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of

Luxembourg

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Today, visitors can explore the beautiful landscape of Luxembourg and visit the places where historical events are memorialised, such as General McAuliffe Monument, dedicated to the memory of General Anthony McAuliffe, Division Artillery Commander and Acting Division Commander of the

Zeeland & North Brabant

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The Battle of the Scheldt occupies a prominent place in the collective memory of the local Zeeland population and beyond. During the “forgotten battle” that was fought here at the end of 1944, the area around the Western Scheldt provided

Limburg

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The Second World War cost the lives of many civilians in Limburg, and a large number of towns and villages were destroyed by bombings and artillery battles. Various cemeteries, too, bear witness to this dark chapter in Limburg’s history. Almost

Arnhem & Nijmegen

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To ensure the success of Operation Market Garden, the Allied forces had to capture the bridge in Arnhem. However, the light-armed airborne forces stood no chance against two SS Panzer divisions that happened to be in the area. After desperate

The Rureifel & Hürtgen Forest

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During the autumn and winter of 1944-45, the longest battle of the Second World War on German soil took place in the Hürtgen Forest. With this battle, the war precipitated by the Nazi regime returned to Germany. The battle caused

The European capitals of WWII – Berlin

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The Battle of Berlin was one of the last battles of the Second World War in Europe. The war that had been called for in Berlin finally returned to the city. Many soldiers and civilians died in widespread house-to-house fighting. On 21 April, the first Soviet units finally entered Berlin. In close-combat urban fighting the Soviet soldiers faced desperate German resistance.

Poland

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For the population of Poland, the end of the Second World War was not necessarily a liberation. The arrival of the Soviet Army meant first defeat and then effectively a new occupation. For many Poles the political consequences of the war lasted until 1989, when Poland became an independent and democratic state again.

The European capitals of WWII – Warsaw

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The bombing campaign of Warsaw by the German Luftwaffe during the Invasion of Poland started on 1 September 1939 and resulted in gruelling years of terror, occupation, resistance and tragedy. Visit Poland and pay tribute to the heroes and victims

Italy

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Italy and its natural and cultural richness can also be discovered through the sites and museums memorialising the Italian Campaign and the liberation of Italy: from Sicily via Montecassino to Rome. In contrast to Normandy, the Italian beaches are not

The European capitals of WWII – Rome

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Rome endured heavy fighting during the Italian Campaign of the Second World War. The capital was captured by the Allies after the fierce battles of Monte Cassino and Anzio were fought. Rome’s different museums document the history of the city

Pilsen

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In May 1945 the US Third Army Division, led by General Patton, entered into Pilsen to liberate the Czech people from six years of German occupation. The different museums and memorial monuments in Pilsen today show how the people of

Normandy 1944, Beyond the Beaches

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This tour will look at operations of the Anglo-Canadian armies of 21st Army Group initially in trying to fix the German forces in the eastern bridgehead in order to support American breakout operations further west.

London and World War II

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This journey helps you discover the main sites of the Second World War in London as well as Dover as an entry point of the tour in the United Kingdom.

Canadians at War, Dieppe, Normandy & Falaise Pocket

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This tour tells the story of Canada’s involvement in two of the iconic operations of WWII – the Dieppe raid (1942) and the Normandy campaign that began on D-Day (1944).

Normandy: Memory of World War II

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On 6 June 6 1944, Normandy was the theatre of the outcome of the Second World War. Come discover the Second Word War’s story by following the tracks of the soldiers during the landings on Utah, Sword, Omaha, Juno and

Follow the footsteps of the American and Allied Forces

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This tour gives travellers the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the American and Allied Forces and follow the path of the First and Second World Wars.

Paris Day Tour: ‘From Occupation to Liberation’

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Travel in time in the Paris of the Second World War, from the occupation time to the liberation of the city in 1944.

Paris Day Tour: ‘At the gates of Normandy’

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This tour will take you from Paris to the gates of Normandy.

The Battle of the Bulge Tour

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The tour examines the greatest pitched battle ever fought by the Americans: the Battle of the Bulge.

World War II in the Ardennes

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This program will explore Hitler’s last big push to push back the Allied forces in the Ardennes during the Battle of the Bulge.

World War II in Luxembourg

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This program will allow your students to relive the events of World War II in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg by visiting sites and museums that bear witness to this chapter of the country’s history.

Battle of the Bulge Tour

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Visit the many sites and museums memorialising the sacrifices made and the historic events which took place in Luxembourg.

Berg en Dal City Package

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Visit Groesbeek National Liberation Museum 1944-1945 and walk along the places where violent fights took place in September 1944 during Operation Market Garden.

The Battle of Arnhem

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This program will explore the Battle of Market Garden and why the defeat was inevitable. These historic places immortalise forever our duty to remember.

Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge Tour

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During this tour we will follow the trails of the soldiers who executed Operation Market Garden and faced many difficulties during the freezing Battle of the Bulge.

Crossing the western German borders ‘Rureifel Bike Tour’

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The tour will move from Aachen to Schengen, crossing the border many times during the tour. The world wars will be the main topic of the tour.

Berlin to Gdansk

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The tour starts in Berlin where one of the last battles of the Second World War in Europe took place, then proceeds to Poland, where the first battle of WWII started in Gdansk in 1939.

Historic Berlin Tour

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This guided visit to historic Berlin will introduce visitors to the incredible story of Berlin in the Twentieth Century.

Berlin, WWII Remembrance

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Berlin, the capital of Nazi Germany, played a central part in the decision process of the Holocaust and its implementation. During the Wannsee Conference, the deportation and mass murder was decided and thousands of people were deported to the two main camps near Berlin.

‘Rivers at the Borders, Aachen and Arnhem’ Hürtgen Forest Bike Tour

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In October 1944 Aachen was the first big German city liberated by the American forces. The ‘Battle of the Hürtgen Forest’ stopped the Allied advance for several months.

Poland WWII Tour

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Visit today’s Poland and pay tribute to the heroes and victims of this country’s experience during WWII. For the population of Poland, the end of the Second World War was not necessarily a liberation.

Gdańsk and the site of the first WWII casualties

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Gdańsk: the city where everything began: the Second World War and fall of the Berlin Wall. The daily life during the war in Eastern Europe will be explained as well how the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain related to the creation of the Union Solidarnosc.

Krakow – Auschwitz Tour

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There are few names that stand for the horror of the Nazi reign over Europe quite like that of Auschwitz. This is a special tour not to be missed as we tell an incredible story about a time and place – and more than one nation.

Berlin and Krakow, a page of history

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A trip which will allow your students to discover the daily life in Berlin and Krakow during the Second World War and in particular the Holocaust.

The Gustav Line Tour

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Our guided walks allow travellers to discover the Gustav Line, a German defensive fortification system from Ortona to Cassino. Starting from the Battle of Ortona, our visitors will be invited to discover the River Sangro Crossing, the Battle of Orsogna and the Battle of Pizzoferrato.

Lucca and the Gothic Line

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Visit the town sites that played a major role during the German occupation and at the moment of the liberation of Lucca by the Allies, and the fortifications of the Gothic Line at Borgo a Mozzano that defined the destinies of Lucca and its area.

Soviets in Berlin – The Final Battle & The Beginning of a New Era

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Experience WWII history in the German capital and follow the footsteps of the Red Army during the final battle.

1944-2019 75th D-Day Anniversary aboard The Regent Seven Seas

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Aboard the Regent Seven Seas Navigator from May 30 to June 8, 2019, guests will follow the path of Germany’s conquest of western Europe and the Allied efforts to wrest control back from the Nazis in a path of liberation. The tour culminates with the successful landings at Normandy on June 6, 1944, and the campaign that followed.

1944-2019 75th D-Day Anniversary aboard Regent The Seabourn Ovation

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Follow the path of Germany’s conquest of Western Europe and the Allied efforts to wrest control back.

Easy Company: England to the Eagle’s Nest

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In 1992, Museum founder and award-winning author Stephen E. Ambrose published the New York Times bestseller Band of Brothers—which became not only a successful HBO miniseries, but also a cultural phenomenon that continues today. Join staff from America’s official WWII museum and notable historians for the real-life epic journey across Europe. This exclusive travel opportunity includes tour stops and special guests not featured anywhere else.

D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy and the Liberation of France

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The National WWII Museum’s most popular tour provides an in-depth itinerary exploring America’s most famous WWII battle. Offering a full week of touring in Normandy at an incredible price, this unforgettable tour offers great value and features top guides, upscale accommodations in prime locations, comprehensive dining, and exclusive access to sites unseen on other programs.

Frontline Kent

Tour for ten whole days on an exciting itinerary around the region of Kent which played a crucial role during WWII. You will find a compelling mix of daring missions and surprises (what was Dumbo doing on Romney Marsh?), tales of ingenuity and heroic human spirit.