This itinerary rocks! Since 2009, we’ve done TEN of these itineraries… a favorite tour for fans of the Stephen Ambrose novel “Band of Brothers.” Travelers have included friends of Major Winters, WWII Veterans, History educators, and people who “aren’t motorcoach types.” Developed at the request of Winters’ neighbors & friends in Hershey, PA, and approved by Winters […]
This commemorative “Band of Brothers” itinerary was the trip of a lifetime for forty-two travelers. The highlights are numerous…scroll through a few videos! More photos in our Tour Photo Gallery.
June 2014 Leadership …… from battle-hardened generals to untested young platoon leaders – commanded to the carry out the D-Day Invasion – Battlesites and Highlights Wreath Laying at grave site at Normandy American Cemetery Winters’ Leadership Memorial and Brecourt Manor Major Howie Memorial in St. Lo Angoville au Plain where two 101st Medics treated wounded in […]
September 2012 – West Chester University President Dr. Greg Weisenstein and his wife Sandra hosted this educational journey to Moscow and St. Petersburg, two amazing and beautiful cities, with a full day visit with students and faculty of Herzen University in St. Petersburg. President Weisenstein shared reflections of twenty-five years of collaborative educational endeavors with […]
Paratroopers – jumping out of a perfectly good airplane… behind enemy lines… into heavily defended fortresses…flooded pastures… Tour Highlights featured significant airborne operations, including the 1940 German attack, with just 77 paras, on Belgian Fort Eben-Emael, defended by 3,000 soldiers; The maneuver ranks as one of the greatest special operations raids in history, and opened […]
LTC Jim “Maggie” Megellas is the most decorated officer of the 82nd Airborne Division. We crafted an itinerary to take Maggie and his men back to the battlefields in support of the filming for a documentary to air on PBS entitled “Maggie’s War.” Tour Highlights: Nancy LaRiviere’s commemorative skydive over Nijmegen near the spot her father jumped on […]