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Register for Our D-Day Webinar!

D-Day beach landing

We are excited to announce that our historian Kevin Hymel will be hosting a D-Day webinar on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 12:30ET. In the webinar, D-Day: Cracking the Vierville Draw at Omaha Beach, you will learn about the powerful German defense as well as the Americans' plans to defeat them. Register now! Read More

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History Happenings: This Month in WWII, WWI and Civil War History

Paratroopers landing in Holland WWII

As Stephen Ambrose said, “The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future." In this spirit, director and historian Mark Bielski shares some interesting history happenings that occurred in the month of May during WWII, WWI and the Civil War. Read More

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A Navy Beachmaster on Omaha Beach

D-Day Landing at Omaha Beach

Historian Kevin M. Hymel's article, "Last Man In Hell: A Navy Beachmaster on Omaha Beach," originally appeared in WWII Magazine and was posted on Warfare History Network on January 23, 2017. It is a gripping account of Beachmaster Robert L. Watson's experience on Omaha Beach during the D-Day invasion. Read More

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Listen to Historian Chris Anderson on Rudy Maxa’s World with The Careys!

Chris Anderson on Band of Brothers Tour

Historian Chris Anderson will be on Rudy Maxa's World with The Careys this Saturday, April 8 between 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ET. Chris will be speaking about historical travel. Since this year is the 25th Anniversary of Stephen Ambrose's best-selling book Band of Brothers, he will also provide some background one of the most famous stories of WWII and the Band of Brothers Tour. Read More

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History Happenings: This Month in Civil War, WWI and WWII History

Peninsula Campaign Map

As Stephen Ambrose said, “The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future." In this spirit, director and historian Mark Bielski shares some interesting history happenings that occurred in the month of March during the Civil War, WWI and WWII. Read More

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A Scout in Patton’s Third Army

We are delighted to share our historian Kevin Hymel's article, A Scout in Patton's Third Army that recently appeared in WWII History magazine.The story of Private Bernie Sevel gives the reader a soldier’s eye view on what is was like to fight in General George S. Patton’s Third Army. It is one of many fascinating tales that Kevin share's on our tour, In Patton's Footsteps. Read More

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Utah Beach Museum: Commemorating the D-Day Landings

Utah Beach Museum B26

This article, “Commemorating the D-Day Landings,” by our historian Kevin Hymel, first appeared in Naval History in 2014. Kevin, who is the historian for the United States Air Force Chaplain Corps, leads D-Day tours for Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours, which includes a visit to the Utah Beach Museum. He is also the historian for the In … Read More

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Happy 25th Anniversary Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers

It is hard to believe that 25 years ago Stephen E. Ambrose’s book Band of Brothers was published. His extraordinary story of the ordinary men who fought in Easy Company during WWII is as engrossing a tale today as it was then. We are celebrating this anniversary and others on three special tours. Let us … Read More

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Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours in the News!

New York Times Travel Show booth

Our one and only Terri Sercovich, whom many of you have had the pleasure to work with, was interviewed at the New York Times Travel Show for a post on the travel blog, The Cultured Black Pearl, about our WWII and American history tours. Read More

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