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NORMANDY A World War II Adventure with the Department of History

Term To Study: Spring-Break 2013
Application Deadline: Mar 08, 2013
Program Starts: Mar 08, 2013
Program Ends: Mar 17, 2013
Major 1: History
Subject 1:
Program Category: Multi-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,050
Program Countries:

Program Locations:

France Normandy
United Kingdom London
Contact Phone: 304-876-5429
Contact Name: Denise E. Messinger
Contact Email:
What is Included: Airfare (airfare is about $950)
Accomodations (double occupancy)
Most meals
Bus transport
Museum fees
Airport transfers
What is not Included: Airline baggage fees and/or other airline ancillary fees
Tuition (if electing to take HIST 375)
Travel/health insurance
Some meals
Fee for obtaining a passport
Visa fees (if necessary)
Personal spending money
Estimated Costs: $2,100 per person per double room
$2,600 per person for a single room
approximately $950.00 for airfare per person
Program Description

Faculty Leader: Professor Mark Snell, Department of History, Shepherd University. The trip begins on Friday, March 8, when we fly overnight to Europe.

England (Two days in London):
Imperial War Museum in London
National Army Museum in Chelsea
Sandhurst Military Academy – lecture and a campus tour
Driving tour of London
Ferry from Dover to Calais

British and Canadian Sectors:
Pegasus Bridge
Merville Battery
Hill 112
JUNO Beach and museum
GOLD Beach
Arromanches – Mulberry Harbours

American Sector:
Omaha Beach areas (Including walking tour)
Colleville American Cemetery
Point du Hoc (Rangers operation)
Grandcamp Maisy (Battery site)
La Cambe German Cemetery
Utah Beach
St Mere Eglise – free time for individuals to visit the museum
Brecourt Manor and Ravenoville Crossroads
Dead Man’s Corner Museum (Band of Brothers)

Students may also register for HIST 318: The U.S. and World War II.

Non US passport holders should contact Denise Messinger PRIOR to applying for participation to explore any additional entry/visa requirements.

Quick Facts

Population: 65630692
Capital: Paris
Per-capita GDP: $ 35600
Size: 643801 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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