Tag: wwi

The Christmas Truce of WWI

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!

History Happenings: WWII, WWI, Civil War

Before we jump into History Happenings during World War II, World War I and the American Civil War for September, we have some thoughts for autumn, no matter where you are. 

Leadership in American History Symposium: WWII Lectures

We are excited to present for the first time our Leadership in American History Symposium. To give you an idea of what you can expect from our historians, following are the abstracts for the lectures on WWI and WWII.

History Happenings November: WWII, WWI and the Civil War

It is in the spirit of our founder, Stephen E. Ambrose, that director and historian Mark Bielski shares some of the interesting historical events that occurred during WWII, WWI and the Civil War in the month of November.

Leadership in American History: Civil War Lectures

We are excited to present for the first time our Leadership in American History Symposium & New Orleans Tour February 24-March 3, 2018, a year that marks the 300th anniversary of the City of New Orleans. Our historians, experts in their field of study and published authors, will be speaking and leading discussions on the role leadership has played throughout history. To give you an idea of what you can expect from our historians, following are the abstracts for the lectures on the Civil War.

The WWI – WWII Connection

Historian Mark Bielski shares the little known story of two historic surrenders, 22 years apart. These events, one of which occurred during WWI and the other, WWII, turned out to be pivotal moments in both wars.

History Happenings: This Month in WWII, WWI and Civil War History

As Stephen Ambrose said, “The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.” In this spirit, director and historian Mark Bielski shares some interesting history happenings that occurred in the month of May during WWII, WWI and the Civil War.

History Happenings: This Month in Civil War, WWI and WWII History

As Stephen Ambrose said, “The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.” In this spirit, director and historian Mark Bielski shares some interesting history happenings that occurred in the month of March during the Civil War, WWI and WWII.

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 …

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.