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Tour Introduction

Four long years after the dark days of Dunkirk, Allied forces launched the biggest and most ambitious military operation the world had yet seen with the invasion of Nazi-occupied Normandy. Anglia’s tailor-made tours will bring to life stories of courage and fear, disaster and success, as inexperienced soldiers leapt into the darkness of French skies or struggled ashore on bullet-swept beaches.

Your expert guides will examine the complex operation from the British, Canadian, American and German perspectives, visiting a variety of locations along the 50-mile landing zone. Over the course of your school’s tour, it is possible to focus on whatever elements of the story are most relevant to your students, from the experience of the men taking on this most daunting of challenges to the uniforms, weapons and equipment utilized, some of it for the very first time.

As with most Anglia battlefield tours, it is possible to combine this visit with others in a wider study of the development of warfare over time – please contact us for more details.

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Tour Information


  • France

Key Locations:

  • Omaha Beach
  • Pointe du Hoc
  • Bayeux
  • Ste Mere Eglise
  • Arromanches
  • Caen

Transport Options:

  • Coach


  • 3 or 4 days

So brilliant – perfectly pitched and
engaged with students.

Ashcroft Academy

Price Includes:

  • Fully guided
  • Dedicated admin support throughout
  • B&B accommodation
  • All meals as shown on your itinerary
  • An executive coach for your exclusive use
  • Return crossings with ferry or Eurotunnel
  • Pre-tour presentation
  • 1 free teacher place for every 10 paying students
  • All entrance fees associated with your visit
  • Our covid-19 promise to you

Topics Supported

These tours support all programmes of study and specifications covering:

War and British Society

Britain, Europe and the Wider World: 1901-Present Day

Britain at War

The Impact and Experience of war in Britain

Causes and Events of the First World War

International Relations, Conflict and Tension, The Cold War 1890-2014

The Changing Nature of Warfare

Warfare Through Time

For further information on our tours, to check availability or for a
no-obligation quote please call +44 (0) 1376 574130.

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