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Historian Ron Drez Interviewed for Special on Andrew Jackson

Brian Kilmeade, presented an hour-long tribute to our 7th President, and hero at the Battle of New Orleans, Major General Andrew Jackson. It was appropriately entitled: Hero Under Fire. Participating in this program, and walking the battlefield with Kilmeade, was author and historian, Ronald Drez. Those of you who have traveled with Ron…

Herb Suerth Jr. R.I.P.

Our historian, Captain Ron Drez, remembers Herb Suerth, Jr., part of the historic Band of Brothers of WWII whose surviving members are now down to a precious few.

Don Malarkey (R.I.P.)

We are saddened to learn of the death of Don Malarkey, one of the last of the rapidly vanishing Band of Brothers. Our historian Ron Drez met Don on May 5, 1988 when he walked into the Company E reunion being held in the Monteleone Hotel in New Orleans.

Ronald Drez’s New Book Predicting Pearl Harbor Released!

We are excited to announce that our historian Ronald Drez’s new book, Predicting Pearl Harbor, has just been released! Ron’s tenth book, is a fascinating story about General Billy Mitchell, the father of the U.S. Air Force. He predicted the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1923!

Memories of D-Day From the Men Who Fought

Occasionally, when we are enmeshed in historical discussions about the D-Day invasions, we tend to gloss over the most important part of the Allied war machine that led us to victory in Europe in WWII: the soldiers who made it happen. To remember the heroic deeds of those men, we would like to share some …

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.”

Happy Valentine’s Day!

We love romance! And it doesn’t get any more romantic than this sweet story about a D-Day veteran who will be reuniting with his wartime sweetheart just in time for Valentine’s Day. As reported in the Washington Post article, “93-year-old WWII soldier to spend Valentine’s Day with long-lost wartime love,” veteran Norwood Thomas reconnected with …