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Senior Historian Christopher J. Anderson Honored by Active Duty 506th

At a May 24, 2018, ceremony capping off the active duty 101st Airborne Division’s “Week of Eagles” festivities, Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours Senior Historian Christopher J. Anderson was recognized by the current 506th Infantry Regiment by being made an HMOR (Honorary Member of the Regiment).

A Son’s Remembrance of Easy Company Member George Luz

We are delighted to share “Through My Father’s Eyes,” a video by George Luz, Jr. about his father, Easy Company member George Luz. George originally shared stories of his father, who was a paratrooper with the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, with his local PBS station in Rhode Island in an episode called “Hometown Hero.” He has graciously …

A Pillar of Easy Company: George Luz

“One of the pillars of Easy Company,” was how Major Richard Winters described him. Incensed as many Americans were by the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Luz enlisted in the Army and, attracted by its elite status and the extra 50 dollars a month jump pay, volunteered for the newly formed airborne forces. Ordered to Camp Toccoa, Georgia, Luz arrived at the newly created home of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment to begin what he would later call, “the best three years of my life.”

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

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.

Happy 25th Anniversary 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 …

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

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 …