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New Tour! Riviera to the Rhine: Operation Dragoon

Operation Dragoon fleet

To mark the 80th Anniversary of one of the most crucial but often overlooked campaigns of World War II, Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours is pleased to announce the Riviera to the Rhine: Operation Dragoon Tour. On this exclusive tour, you will follow the epic Allied advance from the initial Allied landings in the south of France through Aix-en-Provence and the Vosges mountains before traveling on to Alsace and ultimately the Rhine River. Read More


History Happenings Winter: Civil War, WWII and the Russian Revolution

Finnish soldiers with machine gun during Winter War

Often we think that historically, not much has happened in the middle of winter. However, that’s far from the truth. From the American Civil War brewing as the states of the Deep South seceded to form the Confederacy in 1861, to the last battle of the War of 1812 and the Soviets battling the Finns in the snow during WWII, there has been a lot of historical heat generated in January over the centuries. Read More


Attend the Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Event

Ghost Army battalion tank

The Speaker of the House has scheduled the Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Thursday, March 21, at 11 AM. The medal ceremony is free, but space is limited. Historian Rick Beyer will also be holding events surrounding the ceremony. Read More


28 Historical Tours to Book for 2024 and Beyond

USO WWII New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year with a new adventure! From visiting the sacred battlefields of Europe, the Pacific and the Civil War, to following the path of America's explorers and legendary figures, we have 28 historical tours to choose from in 2024 and beyond. Read More


The Christmas Truce of WWI

Christmas truce WWI soldiers

This holiday season we would like to share with you the heart-warming story of the Christmas Truce of World War I, which has become an enduring symbol of the triumph of man’s spirit over adversity. Wherever your travels take you this season, Happy Holidays and all the best for the New Year! Read More


Rick Beyer to Speak at WWII Conference

Rick Beyer

Historian Rick Beyer will be a featured speaker at a WWII conference being hosted by the Zephyrhills Museum of Military History in Central Florida in January. Read More

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