Peenemunde & Operation Hydra 17-19 August 2018, £549 plus £40 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…

Operation Reinhard & The Holocaust 7-9 September 2018, £549 plus £35 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 of whom were Jews. This is the most definitive tour of its kind. We visit all…

Operation Valkyrie Tour 14-18 September 2018, £849 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. £200 deposit. LAST FEW PLACES. Operation Valkyrie (Operation Walküre) was an order for the Territorial Reserve Army of Germany to execute and implement in case of a general breakdown in civil order of the nation. German Army (Heer) officers, including Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, modified the plan with the intention of using it to take control of German cities, disarm the SS, and arrest the Nazi leadership once Hitler had been assassinated in the July 20 Plot….

Operation Musketoon: Commando Raid, Norway 21-23 September 2018, £599 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. Operation Musketoon was the codeword for an Anglo-Norwegian Commando raid in the Second World War. The operation was mounted against the German-held Glomfjord Hydro Electric Power Station, pictured above, in Norway between 11–21 September 1942. The men selected were two officers and eight men from No. 2 Commando and two Norwegian corporals from the Norwegian Independent Company 1, part of the Special Operations Executive. The daring raid was highly successful and rendered the plant inoperable for the rest of the…

German occupation of the Channel Islands: Jersey 27 – 29 September 2019, £599 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. 2 places left! The Channel Islands were occupied by Nazi Germany for much of World War II, from 30 June 1940 until the liberation on 9 May 1945. On this trip we explore the Bailiwick of Jersey – a British Crown dependencies in the English Channel near the coast of Normandy. The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be invaded and occupied by…

Battle of Berlin 1945: The Oder to the Reichstag April 24-27 2015, £599 plus £30 per night single room supplement, where applicable. SOLD OUT!

Operation Jericho: the Raid on Amiens Prison 16-18 February 2019, £599 plus £45 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,…

The Great Escape Camp: Stalag Luft III 75th Anniversary Trip 23-25 March 2019, £549 plus £40 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. 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 –…

V Rockets at Nordhausen: Mittelwerk & Kohnstein Mountain, Mittelbau Dora Camp & Buchenwald Concentration Camps April 5-7 2019, £549 plus £40 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. The main V-2 assembly line was located in an underground factory called Mittelwerk that was excavated beneath Kohnstein Mountain, about…

Operation Chastise: Dambusters Raid on the Mohne, Eder & Sorpe Dams 16-18 May 2019, £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…

Operation Dynamo: Miracle of Dunkirk 31 May – 2 June 2019, £599 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available.   In May 1940 the Germans conducted the ‘Blitzkrieg in the West’ and, after reaching the Channel, the Germans swung north along the coast threatening to capture the ports and trap the British and French forces before they could evacuate to Britain. Controversially the army were to halt for three days, giving the Allies time to organise an evacuation and build a defensive line. Despite the Allies’ gloomy…

Nazi Munich, Berchtesgaden, Obersalzburg, Hitler’s Berghof & Eagles Nest June 20-22 2019, £599 plus £50 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. The Bavarian capital of Munich held a special place in the Nazi pantheon  …  it was the “Hauptstadt der Bewegung” – the Capital of the Movement – the birthplace of the Nazi Party. Throughout the Third Reich period, Munich remained the spiritual capital of the Nazi movement, with headquarters buildings, museums to house the forms of artworks approved by Adolf Hitler, and shrines to…

Himmler’s SS Wewelsburg Castle July 4-6 2019, £549 plus £30 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. It is said that the Wewelsburg was going to be the “Grail Castle” of the Nazi regime, once it had established itself as rulers of the world. Is this true, and, if so, what was their ambition in this vast building project? It is clear that any Grail Castle to be built would have a geometrical design, and in the case of the Wewelsburg, that is a triangle. For Himmler, the…

Operations Grouse, Freshman & Gunnerside: The Heroes of Telemark Anniversary Tour 21-23 February 2020, £599 plus £75 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. The Norwegian heavy water sabotage was a series of operations undertaken by Norwegian saboteurs during World War II to prevent the German nuclear weapon project from acquiring heavy water (deuterium oxide), which could have been used by the Germans to produce nuclear weapons. Between 1940 and 1944, a sequence of sabotage actions, as well as Allied bombing, ensured the destruction of the plant and the loss of the heavy water produced. These operations—codenamed Grouse, Freshman, and Gunnerside—finally managed to knock…

The crossing of the Rhine: Operation Plunder and Operation Varsity 22-24 March 2020, Rhine Crossings 75th anniversary,  £599 plus £45 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…

D Day: British & Canadian Beaches & the German Defence of Normandy  5-8 June 2015, £599 plus £40 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. Literature released shortly.

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