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Adventures Afloat: The Eagle Triumphant: Exploring the History of D-Day on the Queen Mary 2

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Program #15617RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

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Jean-Pierre Benamou

Dr. Jean-Pierre Benamou is the founder of the Battle of Normandy Museum and the D-Day Academy. He has authored numerous books and articles and is considered the leading French authority on the Battle of Normandy. He is an honorary member of ten British regiments and has been named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. Jean Pierre has lectured on more than 100 Road Scholar programs and, as an oral surgeon by profession, has even provided participants with free emergency dental care!

Graham Hollands

Major General Graham Hollands first came to Normandy in 1975 with the British Army Staff College. There, he met some of the key Allied and German participants in the events that took place on D-Day. His 32-year army career from private soldier to two-star general included service in Germany, Northern Ireland, Africa and England. Major General Hollands is a founding director of a historic preservation organization in Normandy, and conducts battlefield explorations for small groups.

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15 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 dinners
17 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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