The Summer 2015 issue of our history newsletter, The Cricket, is out!
Inside This Issue
Don’t let Hitler Kill Baseball! The amazing story of baseball and its players during WWII and how you can learn about it firsthand.
This Hallowed Ground Tour Recap Highlights of the week included exploring the Sunken Road and Burnside’s bridge at Antietam, getting a private audience with the chief historian at Fredericksburg, walking the field of Pickett’s Charge, and hearing stories at Appomattox told by a museum guide whose family had lived near the surrender site since the 18th century.
Band of Brothers® Tour Recap Toccoa was, as always, wonderful. Highlights in Normandy included Calvados from Brecourt Manor on a beautiful sunny Norman Day and somehow finding the time to squeeze in visits to Point du Hoc and Omaha Beach before hitting the road to the 51st state. And the trip to the Eagle’s Nest was picture perfect and to add to the firsts on this trip, some stalwart members made the trek to the top!
Operation Overlord Tour Recap The visit to the American Cemetery brings home the cost of the Normandy Campaign to guests. Unexpected special treats included a visit to the church at Angoville-au-Plain, where two 101st Airborne medics treated casualties from both sides.
Tours, Tours, Tours! The scoop on two great fall tours you can still join and what’s new and exciting in 2016.