• 22 Jun 2017
    Duce! — The Rise and Fall of Italian Fascism

    Duce! — The Rise and Fall of Italian Fascism

    Led by Historical Trips co-founder Nigel Jones, this pioneering tour promises a penetrating and eye-opening overview of one of the 20th century's most controversial and notorious leaders, the state he created, and the lasting legacy he left…

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  • 09 Jun 2017
    Umbria with Dr Sophie Ambler: A Private Group Tour

    Umbria with Dr Sophie Ambler: A Private Group Tour

    A small, private group has just returned from Umbria after a fantastic week with Guide Lecturer, Dr Sophie Ambler. Based in fabulous hotels in Orvieto and Spello, they explored Umbria’s stunning hilltop towns with their cathedrals, ch…

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  • 12 May 2017
    May 1940: Part 2

    May 1940: Part 2

    Churchill became Prime Minister on May 10, 1940 against the backdrop of a rapidly developing military and political crisis in Western Europe. The Germans invaded Belgium and Holland on May 10 and crossed the Meuse at Sedan on May 13. It wa…

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  • 28 Apr 2017
    May 1940: Part 1

    May 1940: Part 1

    As we enter a May Bank Holiday weekend and contemplate a looming General Election, it is perhaps fitting to reflect on the tumultuous events of another May — May 1940. It was in this month and in this year that Britain embarked on a m…

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  • 28 Apr 2017
    Secret War | Andrée 'Dédée' de Jongh

    Secret War | Andrée 'Dédée' de Jongh

    It was a great privilege to travel to Belgium and France recently with Guide Lecturer, Guy Walters, to recce our upcoming ‘Secret Army’ tour. As a journey, it has some fantastic elements – combining the urban centres of Br…

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