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We Have Launched a New D-Day Normandy Tours Website!

Stephen Ambrose on early D-Day Tour

As a tribute to the soldiers who fought on D-Day, we have launched a new Stephen Ambrose D-Day Tours website. Our renowned D-Day to the Rhine Tour dates back to the 1970s, from the days when Stephen E. Ambrose was a history professor at the University of New Orleans (UNO). At the time, fellow faculty … Read More

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Tribute to D-Day Veteran Albert “Spoony” Sponheimer

D-Day veteran Spoony Sponheimer on D-Day Tour

We are delighted to post an article that was written by a former tour guest, Robert Anderson. He traveled with us on a our D-Day to the Rhine tour, when D-Day veteran and American hero Albert “Spoony” Sponheimer, Jr. joined us. As the article mentions, Spoony was originally from Seymour, Connecticut near Robert’s hometown of … Read More

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Day G. Turner and the Battle of Am Astert

Day G. Turner Medal of Honor WWII

The article, "Day G. Turner and the Battle of Am Astert," by historian Martin K.A. Morgan, recently appeared in the NRA American Rifleman. In it, Marty tells the heroic story of Staff Sgt. Day G. Turner, who lead a lightly armed, nine-man squad from B Company/319th Infantry during the Battle of the Bulge, the biggest battle fought by the U.S. Army during WWII. Read More

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Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Campaign

Ghost Army Tour

Rick Beyer, the historian for our Ghost Army Tour, needs your assistance with letting members of Congress know about the the Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Campaign. Rick leads our Ghost Army Tour, which follows the story of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, the extraordinary deception soldiers better known as the Ghost Army and includes many other World War … Read More

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

D-Day Veteran Norwood Thomas with Wartime Sweetheart

We love romance! And it doesn’t get any more romantic than this sweet story about a D-Day veteran who will be reuniting with his wartime sweetheart just in time for Valentine’s Day. As reported in the Washington Post article, “93-year-old WWII soldier to spend Valentine’s Day with long-lost wartime love,” veteran Norwood Thomas reconnected with … Read More

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New “War to End All Wars” 100th Anniversary WWI Tour Added!

WWI Soldiers

Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours has added a new WWI Tour to its portfolio of best-in-class historical and military tours. The “War to End All Wars” tour marks the 100th anniversary of the First World War, which began on July 28, 1914 and lasted until November 11, 1918. The WWI Tour will explore the most significant sites … Read More

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D-Day, Normandy and beyond Website Tells the Stories of the Men and Women Who Fought in WWII

Normandy D-Day Memorial

Frank C. Everards created the D-Day, Normandy and Beyond website in 2000 with the mission to tell the stories of the brave men and women who went through the life changing event of WWII. He wanted people to be able to read about the high price that was paid for their freedom by giving a platform to the men and women who wanted to share the things they saw and endured. Read More

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20 Seats Added to Iwo Jima Tour for 2016!

Iwo Jima Mt. Suribachi Day 10

We are very excited to announce that we have been cleared to take another 20 guests on our Iwo Jima: War in the Pacific Tour for March 2016. Originally limited to 30 guests, we were sold out before the 2015 tour had even finished, so if you are interested in the Iwo Jima Tour, please contact us as soon as possible. Read More

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