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A Testimonial for D-Day Tours of Normandy

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

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 [...]

Exercise Tiger. D-Day Landings Rehearsals

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

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 [...]

We must never forget our fallen heroes.

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

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 [...]

UTAH Beach D Day Landings

By | September 29th, 2013|Categories: Artillery, D Day, D Day 70, D Day Memorials, Normandy, Tanks, Utah Beach|

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 water [...]

Operation Husky, Sicily. 70 year Anniversary

By | July 16th, 2013|Categories: 70th Anniversary, D Day 70, Operation Husky|

Operation Husky. The Invasion of Sicily 70 years ago this week on 9th-10th July 1943, the Western Allies launched Operation Husky, the Invasion of Sicily. It was the starting point for the assault on Hitler's forces in Europe. Churchill described Sicily and Italy as "the sofe underbelly of Europe".  Strategically Husky achieved all the goals set [...]

D Day Tours of Normandy, an overview video

By | June 18th, 2013|Categories: D Day, D Day 70, D Day Cemeteries, D Day Memorials, Normandy|

D Day Tours Video. We have made a short video to give you some flavour of what our tours are like and some of the things you could do and see on a tour with www.d-daytoursnormandy.com This video gives only the briefest look at what we can do, but even so, we think it's clear how different [...]

Fete de la Liberation, St James, Normandy

By | June 6th, 2013|Categories: 70th Anniversary, D Day, D Day 70, D Day Cemeteries, D Day Memorials|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Alongside the Memorial Day Service at the U.S. Cemetery at St. James, the town hosts 'The Fete De La Liberation' A weekend programme of events featuring veteran WW2 vehicles both military and civilian. The vehicles were parked up around the town, so as you wandered around you never knew quite what was around the next corner. [...]

Memphis Belle completes its full tour. 70 years ago today.

By | May 17th, 2013|Categories: 70th Anniversary, D Day 70, USAF|Tags: , , , |

Following on from yesterday's post on the Dambusters Raid. Seventy years ago today the crew of the U.S. Army 8th Airforce Bomber 'The Memphis Belle' completed the 25th and final mission of their tour. They were the first crew to complete a full tour of 25 operations since the U.S. Army Air Force arrived in England [...]