Tag: d-day tours

Utah Beach Museum: Commemorating the D-Day Landings

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 …

Come See Us at the New York Times Travel Show!

Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the New York Times Travel Show January 27-29, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York City. If you live in the area, we would love for you to stop by our booth to learn more about our WWII tours, including …

2017 Tour Dates Announced!

We have finalized our tour dates for 2017! From WWII tours celebrating “The Greatest Generation” to Civil War tours visiting the battlefields of the North and South to historical tours following the path of America’s great explorers, Lewis and Clark, these are absolutely bucket-list experiences for history buffs.

D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of WWII

If you are joining us on one of our D-Day tours — D-Day to the Rhine or Operation Overlord — we highly recommend you read Eisenhower biographer and World War II historian Stephen E. Ambrose’s seminal work, D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II. This book will give you a deeper understanding of the battles of Omaha and Utah beaches from a first hand perspective of the men who fought, although as Dr. Ambrose said himself, “The best way to understand history is to study the places where it was made.”

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

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 …