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 |2019-11-25T01:26:34+01:00May 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 |2019-11-25T01:26:34+01:00May 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 |2019-11-25T01:26:34+01:00March 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 |2019-11-25T01:26:35+01:00February 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 [...]

By |2020-01-13T02:18:18+01:00December 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 |2019-11-25T01:26:35+01:00November 11th, 2013|Categories: D Day, D Day 70, D Day Cemeteries, D Day Memorials, Normandy|0 Comments

Omaha Beach D-Day Landings, Fox Sector and WN60

Omaha Beach, Fox Sector and WN60. D-Day Landings Floundered U.S. infantry on Fox Sector seek shelter from German fire from WN60 beneath the low cliffs WN60, The first resistance nest to be captured on D-Day WN60 was the most easterly of the resistance nests guarding OMAHA Beach. It overlooked [...]

By |2020-01-13T02:19:44+01:00October 10th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

American Cemeteries Closed. US Government Shutdown

U.S. WW2 cemeteries in Normandy Closed U.S. Cemetery Closures due to US Government Shutdown Hello everyone, if you are planning a trip to Normandy in the near future, please note that as a consequence of the U.S. budget problems the United States Cemeteries at Colleville sur Mer and St James are closed. Access to the Pointe [...]

By |2019-11-25T01:26:35+01:00October 6th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

UTAH Beach D Day Landings

D Day Tour of UTAH Beach, Normandy. D Day Landings On D-Day, UTAH beach was the most westerly of the five Allied Invasion Beaches and formed the right flank of the invasion force. It was added to the original COSSAC (or planning team) proposals to give the Allies an early opportunity to capture the deep [...]

By |2020-01-06T02:52:21+01:00September 29th, 2013|Categories: Artillery, D Day, D Day 70, D Day Memorials, Normandy, Tanks, Utah Beach|0 Comments

The interesting people you meet on a D-Day Tour

 D Day Tours and the fascinating people you’ll meet USAF F4 Phantom fighter / bomber One of the best things about guiding D Day tours is the people I get to meet. I have spent so many enjoyable days in the company of interesting and accomplished people from all over the world. It is [...]

By |2019-11-25T01:26:36+01:00September 16th, 2013|Categories: Omaha Beach, USAF|0 Comments

This Is A Custom Widget

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.

This Is A Custom Widget

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.