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…

The Holocaust 23 August – 2 September 2019, 10 nights/11 days: £2999 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. 21 August – 31 August 2020, 10 nights/11 days: £3299 plus £50 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. The Holocaust (from the Greek: hólos, “whole” and kaustós, “burnt”), also known as the Shoah (Hebrew: HaShoah, “the catastrophe”), was a genocide in which Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany and its collaborators killed about six million Jews. The victims included 1.5 million children and represented about two-thirds of the nine million Jews who…

Operation Reinhard & The Holocaust 7-9 September 2018, £549 plus £35 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Sold out. 6-8 September 2019, £599 plus £40 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. Operation Reinhard (Aktion Reinhard or Einsatz Reinhard) was the code name given to the Nazi plan to murder Polish Jews in the General Government, and marked the most deadly phase of the Holocaust, the use of extermination camps. During the operation, as many as two million people were murdered in Bełżec, Sobibor and Treblinka, almost all…

The crossing of the Rhine: Operation Plunder and Operation Varsity 27-29 March 2020, Rhine Crossings 75th anniversary,  £599 plus £50 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. Beginning on the night of 23 March 1945, Operation Plunder was the crossing of the River Rhine at Rees, Wesel, and south of the Lippe River by the British Second Army, under Lieutenant-General Miles C. Dempsey (Operations Turnscrew, Widgeon, and Torchlight), and the United States Ninth Army (Operation Flashpoint), under Lieutenant General William H. Simpson. The U.S. XVIII Airborne Corps, consisting…

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…

Nuremberg: Mass Rallies, Race Laws & Nazi War Crime Trials 30 October – 1 November 2020, £599 plus £50 per night single room supplement, where appllicable. Places available.   The Nuremberg Rally was the annual rally of the Nazi Party inGermany, held from 1923 to 1938. They were large Nazi propaganda events, especially after Hitler’s rise to power in 1933 and were held at the Nazi party rally grounds in Nuremberg from 1933 to 1938 and are usually referred to in English as the “Nuremberg Rallies”. At the annual party rally…