Berlin & The Holocaust 12-14 October 2018, Berlin & The Holocaust, £549 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. Berlin, the capital of Prussia and, from 1871, the capital city of a unified Germany which in 1939 had a population of nearly 4.5 million and was the second largest city in Europe is a city that has had a long association with Jews. Apart from the expulsion of 1573 and return in 1671, the Jews had lived relatively peacefully in the area. The mass influx…

Auschwitz Trip 15-17 November 2019,  £549 plus £45 single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. “Auschwitz”: the very word itself is synonymous with man’s inhumanity against man. It was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany. It was the largest of the German concentration camps, consisting of Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II-Birkenau, Auschwitz III-Monowitz and 45 satellite camps. MHT sets these camps within the overall story of the German occupation of Poland and we explore the mechanisms of power in the Old Town, the WW2…

V Rockets at Nordhausen: Mittelwerk & Kohnstein Mountain, Mittelbau Dora Camp & Buchenwald Concentration Camps September 27-29 2020, £599 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. The name Mittelbau refers to a complex of factories, storage depots, facilities and prisoner camps, some underground, that were used from August, 1943 until April, 1945 to manufacture and test the V-2 rocket near Nordhausen in central Germany following the Allied aerial bombing of Peenemunde. The main V-2 assembly line was located in an underground factory called Mittelwerk…