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Remembering the Men of Easy Company

Members of Easy Company at a reunion

We have been honored to have had many of the men of Easy Company travel with us on tour over the years, including Major Dick Winters, whose input was instrumental in the design our ORIGINAL Band of Brothers® Tour. On the 30th anniversary of Stephen E. Ambrose’s book, Band of Brothers, we remember some of the extraordinary yet ordinary men who fought in Easy Company during WWII. Read More


Band of Brothers Turns 30!

Band of Brothers

It is hard to believe that 30 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. To honor the occasion, we share with you some of quotes from his book. Read More


D-Day Veterans Return to Normandy

On the 78th Anniversary of D-Day we remember the four D-Day veterans who traveled with us to Normandy to attend the 75th Anniversary of D-Day commemorative ceremonies held on June 6, 2019, at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer. Read More


SAHT Debuts New Domestic Tours Brochure!

This land is your land. This land is our land. We invite you to travel with us through the sacred battlefields of the Civil War and follow the path of America’s explorers and legendary figures. Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours embodies four decades of experience on the path of American history. We were founded by America’s … Read More


Normandy Master Class: It’s a Hit!

Normandy Master Class group on beach

Senior Historian Chris Anderson recently returned from Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours’ inaugural Normandy Master Class: a week-long intensive study of the D-Day landings. He was joined by three other historians and 17 wonderful guests. Based on an email that one guest, Doctor Homer Hodge, a Silver Star recipient, sent to us, it was a hit! Read on to learn more about the Master Class experience. Read More


War in Ukraine: History Repeats?

War in Ukraine

Chris and Rick, co-hosts of History Happy Hour, recently welcomed three distinguished historians (and HHH Alums) to discuss what insights, if any, WWII can offer us about the current day situation in Ukraine. Where are the comparisons strongest, and where do they fall short? Read More


The WW2 Paratrooper: First-Hand Accounts of the D-Day Invasion

D-Day paratroopers by a C-47

Historian Kevin Hymel’s latest article for WWII History Magazine has been posted on  Warfare History Network ! In "The WW2 Paratrooper: First-Hand Accounts of the D-Day Invasion," Kevin shares the personal stories of the American D-Day airborne jump, and the paratroopers that managed to pull victory from the jaws of defeat. Read More

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