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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Tribute to horses, mules donkeys

Poppy Appeal Australia's tribute to the 8 million horses, mules, ponies and donkeys of all sides killed in loyal service. Very appropriate. 

By | November 9th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

D-Day Tours Review from South Africa

D Day Tours review from Capetown, South Africa. A lovely review and some very kind words from Chet and Annemarie Sainsbury. It was a pleasure to meet them both and to be their guide for a few days. They kindly sent us some photographs of their tour too, and permission to use them History Brought Alive [...]

By | August 15th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Testimonial for D-Day Tours of Normandy

A Testimonial for our D-Day Tours Some kind words from satisfied clients. The wild and rugged Pointe Du Hoc, scene of one of the most heroic assaults on D-Day. Cited as a highlight of our 3 day tour by Michael and Heather Harper in their kind testimonial. I have had the privilege of meeting some [...]

By | July 16th, 2014|Categories: D Day, D Day 70, D Day Cemeteries|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Queen Elizabeth II World War 2

Princess Elizabeth as a truckdriver in the Womens Royal Army Corps. 70 years ago, Princess Elizabeth, then a truck driver with the Women's Royal Army Corps, poses proudly beside her vehicle. Next week H.M. Queen Elizabeth II will lead the U.K. & Commonwealth in giving thanks to our D-Day veterans on the 70th anniversary [...]

By | May 30th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

UTAH Beach, Dunes of St Martin de Varreville

D-Day Landings UTAH Beach View over Utah Beach from German fortifications on the Dunes of St Martin de Varreville The Dunes of St Martin de Varreville The troops taking part in the successful Allied landings on UTAH beach on the morning of 6th June 1944 actually landed in the wrong place. The tides and current [...]

By | May 11th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

Exercise Tiger. D-Day Landings Rehearsals

D-Day Landings Rehearsals - Exercise Tiger Tragedy on Slapton Sands Painting of the German E Boat attack against the Landing Ship Convoy 70 yrs ago, in the last week of April 1944, the Allies staged a "Dress Rehearsal" for the planned landings on UTAH beach in June 1944. The exercise took place on the [...]

By | May 6th, 2014|Categories: D Day, D Day 70, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Operation Argument – ‘Big Week’

  Allied planners for the Normandy Invasion scheduled for the late Spring or early Summer of 1944 knew that Air Superiority for the invasion would be vital. 70 yrs ago in February 1944 the Allies launched a series of air raids to target and destroy the German Luftwaffe. Thousands of bombers would set out to bomb [...]

By | March 20th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Review from a serving US Army Captain

A Serving US Army Captain Reviews D-Day Tours of Normandy "... the only person I would hire to take my family and friends to the D-Day battlefields" It's always satisfying to get a good review but it's a little bit sweeter to get one from a professional, someone who's in the business, so to speak. I [...]

By | February 4th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sinking of the Scharnhorst and the Battle of the North Cape,

Battle of the North Cape, 26 December 1943 The German Battlecruiser Scharnhorst Battle of the North Cape and the sinking of the Scharnhorst 70 years ago this week, on 26 December 1943, the German battle cruiser Scharnhorst was brought to battle and sunk by the Royal Navy. Scharnhorst had been a thorn in the [...]

By | December 26th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

We must never forget our fallen heroes.

Memorial Poppies Remembrance Day 2013 Wars are not about adventure or glory and they certainly aren't about poetry. They are about battles and people killing other people. War is a very nasty business. We should never forget those who gave their lives in war so that we could live in peace and freedom. By [...]

By | November 11th, 2013|Categories: D Day, D Day 70, D Day Cemeteries, D Day Memorials, Normandy|0 Comments