Retrace the events of D-Day, following the path of the Allied forces
from Portsmouth, England, to the shores of
Normandy. Step back in time at important
World War II sites in London. Then cross the
English Channel, delving into the poignant
events of June 1944 with a military historian.
Stroll the legendary beaches and the
cratered cliff top at Pointe du Hoc, and visit
villages that still bear the vestiges of war.
Venture into Winston Churchill’s fortified
Cabinet War Rooms, and learn about the
Enigma code breakers on a visit to
See the enormous map General
Eisenhower used to plot Allied positions.
Attend a private reception at the Château
de Creully, where BBC correspondents
reported on the war.
Walk along Utah and Omaha beaches,
and pay your respects at the American
Historian and retired archivist Timothy Mulligan has written three books and 20 articles on military history, most relating to the Second World War in Europe, including Lone Wolf: The Life and Death of U-Boat Ace Werner Henke and Neither Sharks Nor Wolves: The Men of Nazi Germany's U-Boat Arm. He received his Ph.D. in diplomatic history from the University of Maryland in 1985. During his 34-year tenure as an archivist with the National Archives and Records Administration, he also compiled the two-volume finding aid World War II: Guide to Records Relating to U.S. Military Participation. This guide describes approximately 200,000 cubic feet of records in National Archives custody, and received the Society of American Archivists' C.F.W. Coker award in 2009. Now retired, Timothy teaches a course on "History Through Hollywood."