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WW2 Battlefield Tours | Visit the DDay Battlefields in Normandy and see first hand where the bridgeheads were established. One of the Inspirational tours from CGT Battlefields.

D-Day Landings in Normandy

Second World War 1939-45



On the 6th June 1944 Allied Troops stormed the beaches of Normandy to establish a foothold in France, this was the turning point of the Second World War in the West. D-Day was a remarkable achievement, involving nearly 7,000 naval vessels and over 150,000 Allied troops, it was the start of the destruction of the German war machine and the liberation of Europe.

We will bring the story of Operation Overlord to life; the complex plans of the largest amphibious assault in military history, landing on five beaches on an enemy occupied coastline. Hear about the heroism of the airborne troops who landed at night, hours before the amphibious landings. The D-Day landings and the subsequent Battle for Normandy saw some of the fiercest fighting of the Second World War, as the Allies fought their way inland.

Pegasus Bridge played an important role in the overall planning, it had to be captured intact and then held to allow seaborne reinforcements to cross. Pegasus Bridge (renamed in honour of the operation), spanned the Caen Canal and it was the mission of the British 6th Airborne Division to take the bridge. The majority of the gliders landed with extreme accuracy and the brave men led by Major John Howard poured out of the battered gliders, surprising the German defenders and taking the bridge within ten minutes.

Gold was the code name given to the central beach of the invasion area, landing on this beach was the task of the British 50th Infantry Division and supporting units. It was during this advance that CSM Stanley Hollis would win the only Victoria Cross to be awarded on D-Day. By the evening of the 6th June 1944, out of the 25,000 soldiers who landed, over 400 had been killed or wounded.

The North American Cemetery and Memorial is located on a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach, giving a panoramic view of the beach and the English Channel. Covering an area of over 172 acres, the remains of 9,387 Americans have been laid to rest here. Inscribed on the walls in the Garden of the Missing, are the names of a further 1,557 Americans who lost their lives.

Hitler's defences on the Atlantic Wall are among the best preserved and even though the beaches are now peaceful wherever you go you will find museums, cemeteries and memorials offering poignant reminders of this epic period in history, each with its own tale to tell.



CGT Battlefield Tours, a specialist group travel operator, providing inspirational tours to the sites of World War I and II in Belgium, France and Holland.

Battlefield Tours

CGT Battlefields is a specialist tour operator, our tours cover World War I and World War II battlefields across Europe providing inspirational tours to the sites of The Great War and Second World War.

Visiting the battlefields from any conflict, is a truly captivating and moving experience, though some of the battlefields are nearly 100 years old, the soldiers who fought here had similar backgrounds, dreams and hopes as many of us. A Battlefield Tour allows you to understand these events, remember the sacrifices made and recognise how these shaped the world we see today.





World War 1 and World War 2 Battlefield Tours and Holidays for Groups

CGT Battlefield Tours, a specialist group travel operator, providing guided inspirational tours to the sites of World War I and II in Belgium, France and Holland.

We're a specialist group travel operator, we use only the very best coaches on its holidays. Travel you can Trust. Contact us for details

Contact CGT Battlefield Tours, a specialist group travel operator, providing inspirational tours to the battlefield sites of World War I and II.


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WW1 - WW2 Holidays for Groups

WW1 - WW2 Holidays for Groups

CGT Battlefield Tours, a specialist group travel operator, providing inspirational tours to the sites of World War I and II in Belgium, France and Holland.

Customised World War 1 and 2 Battlefield Tours

Looking to visit some of the battlefields of the Great War and WW2? CGT Battlefield Tours, a specialist group travel operator, can arrange the perfect trip.

Ypres Flanders Battlefield Tours

Ypres Flanders Battlefield Tours

Visit the Ypres Battlefield in Flanders. One of The Great War 1914 - 1918 battlefield tours offered by CGT, the specialist WW1 / WW2 group travel operator.

Arnhem Battlefield Tours

Arnhem Battlefield Tours

Operation Market Garden at Arnhem in WW2 could have shortened the war quite considerably, but for some bad luck. See the battlefield for yourself.

DDay Battlefield Tours | Normandy

Visit the DDay Battlefields in Normandy and see first hand where the bridgeheads were established. One of the Inspirational tours from CGT Battlefields.

DDay Battlefield Tours | Normandy

Somme Battlefield Tour

Visit the Somme Battlefield of the Great War 1914 - 1918 on a guided tour with CGT Battlefield Tours. Inspirational tours to the sites of World War I and II.

Cost Effective WW1, WW2 Battlefield Tours

Cost Effective WW1, WW2 Battlefield Tours

CGT Battlefield Tours, offers hotel accommodation to suit your groups holiday budget. We have negotiated special rates at all ideally suited locations.

Booking a World War 1, WW2  Battlefield Tours

Booking a World War 1, WW2 Battlefield Tours

Book your Battlefield Tours with CGT, a specialist group travel operator, providing guided, informative and inspirational tours to the sites of World War I and II.

Battlefield Tours for Clubs

Battlefield Tours for Clubs

Run a War gaming Club, or other Social Group / Association? CGT Battlefield Tours can provide an informative, inspirational, tours to the sites of World War I and II.


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What do our clients say?

World War 2 Battlefield Tour

"The tour was great and the guide was excellent. I had no problems at any stage, the coach company was excellent and helpful as were the staff at the hotel so I really can't fault it. Your own organisation was also faultless and hassle free. I will certainly pass on your details to friends at other establishments"

Mr C. - Normandy Tour




World War 2 Battlefield Tour

"Be grateful if you could pass on my thanks to Amport & District Coaches for Tony last weekend. not only is he an excellent driver he knows the area well and probably what was most important was that he had an excellent rapport with teachers and pupils."

Mr P. - Normandy Tour





World War 1 Battlefield Tour

"Zoi and her team were extremely helpful with the booking of hotels and transport. Their very helpful and experienced staff minimalized the hassle, particularly when we made last minute changes. I would be very happy to deal with the company again"

Mr R. Ypres Tour




World War 1 Battlefield Tour

"From the outset all of my cares and concerns were taken care of. In all we had a fantastic three days and ultimately this must be down to Zoi Pearce and the team"

Ms H. The Somme and Ypres Tour




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Contact:

CGT Battlefields Ltd
CGT House
6 Avon Road
Charfield
Gloucestershire
GL12 8TT


E: info@cgtbattlefields.co.uk

T: 01454 269764

M: 07542 788905


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