This tour covers the Market-Garden Operation in September 1944, which was an attempt to lay an airborne carpet of parachute and glider landings across the last major remaining waterways barring access to the Germany’s industrialized Ruhr.
This tour deals with the human story of D-Day on 6 June 1944 and the Paris insurrection and liberation the following August. It explores what it was like to parachute in the night skies over Normandy, land by glider behind enemy lines, climb the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc and wade ashore on the British and American beaches under fire.
This tour forms part of The Cultural Experience The Invasions of Belarus tour, covering Napoleons invasion in 1812 and Hitler in 1941.
This tour is about the battles that occurred along the famous Raate road from the Russian border to Suomussalmi, and follows another Soviet invasion route to Kuhmo further south.
This is an epic tour, covering the three turning points of the Second World War: Hitler’s failed winter offensive against Moscow in 1941, the defeat and loss of the German Sixth Army at Stalingrad, now Volgograd, in 1942-3 and the climactic clash of armor around the Kursk salient in 1943.
This tour, conducted by Robert Kershaw in the past, begins at London with visits to Churchill’s Cabinet War Rooms, the Imperial War Museum and HMS Belfast.
Operation Mercury, the German airborne invasion of Crete is a historic milestone, the only time when a strategic objective was captured using air power alone.
The Cultural Experience Custer tour explores the conflict between white settlers and Native Americans in the ‘Old West’, conducted beneath ‘Big Sky’ country in Montana and the Black Hills of Dakota.
The Waterloo tour with Alan Rooney’s Cultural Experience covers the Hundred Days campaign from Napoleon’s invasion of Belgium in June 1815 to his defeat at Waterloo and the retreat to Paris.