The Great Escape Camp: Stalag Luft III 75th Anniversary Trip 20-22 March 2020, £599 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. SOLD OUT! Stalag Luft III, known to many as “The Great Escape” Camp was the vast POW Camp for Allied Airmen cut out of a thick forest in Upper Silesia, then in the East of Germany now in Poland and located 100 miles southeast of Berlin. The site was selected because it would be difficult to escape by tunneling given the sandy sub soil –…

Peenemunde & Operation Hydra 26-28 June 2020, £599 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. Located on the Baltic coast the Peenemünde Military Test Site was one of the most modern technological facilities in the world between 1936 and 1945. The first launch of a missile into space took place here in October 1942 and at the nearby air force testing area rocket engineers tested numerous flight objects equipped with revolutionary technology. From the start this research was directed toward one goal only: achieving military…

RAF Raid on Dresden Anniversary February 13-15 2020, £599 plus £50 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. The bombing of Dresden was a British and American attack on the city of Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony. In four raids between 13 and 15 February 1945, 722 heavy bombers of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and 527 of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) dropped more than 3,900 tons of high-explosive bombs and incendiary devices on the city.The bombing and the resulting firestorm destroyed over 1,600…

Operation Jericho: the Raid on Amiens Prison 21-23 February 2020, £599 plus £50 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. Operation Jericho was a low-level bombing raid by Allied aircraft on Amiens Prison in German-occupied France on 18 February 1944. The objective of the raid was to free French Resistance and political prisoners. The raid is remarkable for the precision and daring of the attack, which was filmed by a camera on one of the planes. Mosquito bombers succeeded in breaching the walls and buildings of the prison,…

German U Boats & the Battle of the Atlantic: Brest, Lorient, St Nazaire, La Rochelle & Bordeaux Pens April 24-26 2020, £599 plus £50 per night single room supplement, where applicable, places available. During World War II, U-boat warfare was the major component of the Battle of the Atlantic, which lasted the duration of the war. Germany had the largest submarine fleet in World War II, since the Treaty of Versailles had limited the surface navy of Germany to six battleships (of less than 10,000 tons each), six cruisers, and…

Operation Chastise: Dambusters Raid on the Mohne, Eder & Sorpe Dams 15-17 May 2020, £599 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. Operation Chastise – better known as the Dambusters Raid – was an attack on the mighty Dams of the Ruhr Valley, the industrial heartland of Nazi Germany. It was here on the night of May 16/17 th 1943 Wing Commander Guy Gibson led the brave men of 617 Squadron in their quest to drop the pioneering “bouncing bombs” designed by scientist Barnes…

Peenemunde V Rockets 1-3 May 2014, £449 plus £40 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available.