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Utah Beach Museum: Commemorating the D-Day Landings

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This article by our historian Kevin Hymel, “Commemorating the D-Day Landings” about the Utah Beach Museum, first appeared in Naval History in 2014. Kevin, who is the historian for the United States Air Force Chaplain Corps, leads D-Day tours for Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours, which includes a visit to the Utah Beach Museum. He is … Read More

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Visiting D-Day Beaches Can Be a Moving Experience

Our historian Kevin Hymel has been a popular historian with Stephen Ambrose D-Day Tours for more than 10 years. Kevin, who leads our D-Day to the Rhine and Operation Overlord Tours, like all of our historians, is a leader in his field and published author. He was the Research Director for WWII History, WWII History … Read More

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Come See Us at the New York Times Travel Show!

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Stephen Ambrose D-Day Tours is excited to announce that our parent company, Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours (SAHT), will be exhibiting at the New York Times Travel Show January 27-29, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York City. If you live in the area, we would love for you to stop by our booth to learn … Read More

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Listen to Audio Posts of D-Day Veterans

If you love history, especially WWII history, you need to know about HistoryNet.com. HistoryNet.com is the world’s largest publisher of history magazines. The website contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in their various magazines. HistoryNet.com magazines include: 
America’s Civil War Aviation History American History Civil War Times Military History Military History … Read More

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Quotes from D-Day, June 6, 1944

As Stephen Ambrose said, “The American citizen soldiers knew the difference between right and wrong, and they didn’t want to live in a world in which wrong prevailed. So they fought, and won, and all of us, living and yet to be born, must be profoundly grateful.” Stephen Ambrose conducted more than 1,400 interviews with … Read More

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Honoring our American Veterans

  Last Monday, we had the privilege of seeing an honor flight of Vietnam Veterans come off a plane at National Airport in Washington, DC. Everyone stood and applauded as each man walked out. It was a very emotional moment for both the veterans and people honoring them. On Veterans Day, we salute and honor … Read More

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Former Student of Stephen Ambrose Has Tribute Published in The Advocate

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Jerry E. Strahan, Author and Historian, has spent 40 years as the General Manager of Lucky Dogs, New Orleans’ beloved hot dog vending company. He also studied under our founder, Stephen E. Ambrose while Dr. Ambrose was a professor of history at the University of New Orleans. Strahan wrote this guest column about Dr. Ambrose, … Read More

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New Normandy Photos by Frank Everards

American Cemetery in Normandy

Frank C. Everards, who created the D-Day, Normandy and beyond website, just returned from a trip to Normandy with his wife. His mission: to take some new Normandy photos of the scenery and landmarks of this historic region and the site of many D-Day battles for the redesign of his website. Frank is an exceptional photographer, … Read More

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Memorial Pegasus Museum in Normandy

Pegasus Memorial Museum

One of the interesting places we stop on our D-Day to the Rhine and Operation Overlord tours is the Memorial Pegasus museum in Ranville, France, the location of Pegasus Bridge, the major objective of the British airborne troops during the D-Day Invasion. Ranville was also the first French village liberated on D-Day and is a … Read More

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Teddy Roosevelt Jr and His Medal of Honor for Heroism During D-Day

We wanted to share the following story we found on War History Online about Teddy Roosevelt, Jr., the eldest son of President Theodore Roosevelt. He fought in WWI as well as WWII, where he led the first wave of troops at Utah Beach during the Normandy landings in 1944. Truly an amazing man and hero! We … Read More

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