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WWII IN THE PACIFIC AND OTHER MILITARY HISTORY
AND SPECIAL INTEREST TOURS AND CRUISES

NEW (or changed) TOURS, updated April 19, 2014
(Changes to existing postings noted in dark red.)

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EARLY BOOKING/ EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT PROGRAM

We are happy to continue our Early Booking Discount policy whereas Valor Tours, Ltd. Will discount the main tour cost by 5% if application and required deposit is received six months or more before commencement of tour.

In addition, Valor Tours announces a new 10% discount off the main tour cost if full payment of the tour, less 10%, is received with application. Fully refundable should you change your mind up to 60 days before tour departs.

* Not available on cruises, Holts Battlefield Tours, Normandy Independent packages, private tours or tours in cooperation with MHT or Stephen Ambrose Tours.

2014 TOURS


WWI Centennial Series - Opening Battles - April 26 - May 4, 2014
With Michael Hanlon. $3450 per person, twin share.The Schlieffen Plan, Joffre's Plan XII and the March to the Marne.
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One berth left as of January 2. CRUISE UP "THE SLOT" - SOLOMON ISLANDS - May 4-13, 2014
Escorted by Prof. Andy Giles. Guadalcanal – Russell Islands – New Georgia Islands – Florida Islands - 2014
Cost $5,190 per person, twin share. Single occupancy $8,000 per person.
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Battlefield Tour of Tunisia with Steve Hamilton - May 16 - 23,2014
Commonwealth War Cemetery in Sfax, Kasserine Pass battlefield, US War Cemetery at Carthage, Hill 609 and Chouigi Pass, Medjez el Bab and the Madjerda Valley, and much more. Can be linked to Sicily and Italy tours.
Cost $2350 per person, twin share, land only.
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WWII Sicily - May 23 - 29, 2014
with Steve Hamilton including Monte Cassino, Anzio, Salerno. $2790 per person, twin share, land only.
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WWII Italy - May 29 - June 6, 2014
With Frank De Planta including Monte Cassino, Anzio, Salerno, Rome. $3,250 per person, twin share land only.
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Tunis, Sicily and Italy tours can be taken back to back. Free air and/or ferry between tours if taken back to back.

D-Day 70th Anniversary Normandy Invasion tour - June 2-8, 2014.
Escorted by George Cressman. Sold out but taking names on waitlist basis. Brochure available.
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D-Day 70th ANNIVERSARY CRUISE - June 4 - 16, 2014
From Portsmouth to Dunkirk, Le Havre, Caen, Cherbourg, Belle Ile, Lorient, Isle of Scilly, Dartmouth, Guernsey, Portsmouth. From approx. $3195 per person, twin share, cruise only. Attendance at 70th Anniversary official ceremony may not be included.
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Battle of the Bulge/Eagle's Nest - June 8 - 17, 2014
A great extension beyond D-day, to Reims, Luxembourg, Bastogne, the Maginot Line, across Bavaria to Hitler’s hideaway at Eagle’s Nest, Munich and Dachau. Escorted by George Cressman. $3,095 per person, twin share; $500 single supplement - Land only
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70th Anniversary Saipan & Tinian - June 8 -16, 2014
With Prof. Andy Giles. Covering Saipan and Tinian. $2390 per person. Official ceremony and hostings by local dignitaries.
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70th Anniversary Aleutian Islands Cruise/Tour - June 15-30, 2014
With Alaskan historian Col. John Cloe to Dutch Harbor, Umnak, Atka, Adak, Amchita, Tanaga, Kiska, Attu. Begins at Anchorage.
Approx. $6850 per person. Space limited.
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Return to Guadalcanal - August 3 - 12, 2014
Annual tour with John Innes. From Los Angeles: Henderson Field, Beach Red, Edson’s Ridge, Mt. Austen, Tenaru River, the Gifu, Matanikau River, Iron Bottom Sound, Tulagi, Gavutu, Tanambogo, Purvis Bay. Attend ceremony at American/Allied Memorial and tree planting in Memorial Park. $3600 per person, twin share from Los Angeles. Space Limited.
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WWII Poland - August 26 - September 5, 2014
With Bob Kozlowski. Cost $3,350.00 per person, twin share, land only. Brochure available end of October.
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WWI Centennial Series - August 30 - September 9, 2014
First Battle of the Marne WWI, Reenactment and Official National Commemoration, with Michael Hanlon. Starts and ends in Paris. $4250 per person, land only. Preliminary flyer available.
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70th ANNIVERSARY RETURN TO PELELIU/OPERATION STALEMATE II – BATTLE FOR PELELIU - September 11-18, 2014
With Andy Giles, $3660 per person including air from Honolulu.
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MILITARY HISTORY TOUR PAPUA NEW GUINEA - October 12 to 20, 2014
With Frank Taylor, noted historian on Papua New Guinea, this tour visits Port Moresby, Milne Bay, Gona beach, Buna, Sanananda. Informational sheet available. Optional extension to Rabaul.
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El Alamein Battlefield Tour - October 16-25, 2014
With Steve Hamilton. Fly from London to Cairo. Cost approx. $2800 per person, twin share from London. Optional extension to Tobruk.
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70th Anniversary Leyte Landings - Liberation of the Philippines - October 11 - 21, 2014
With Steve Kwiecinski to Manila, Corregidor and Leyte. $3,600 per person, twin share from West Coast.
Despite the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan last October, Tacloban is rebuilding quickly and is planning to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Leyte Landing Day - Liberation of the Philippines this October. The Philippines are looking forward to welcoming our group.
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2015 TOURS


Iwo Jima Reunion of Honor Tour - March 2015. Escorted by Andy Giles. Tour Cost estimated at $2,395.00 per person, twin share. Subject to change. Single supplement $225 extra. taking deposits now.
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Return to Vietnam - March 9 - 23, 2015

Ghost Soldiers of Bataan & Hellships Memorial Tour to the Philippines - April 4 -14, 2015
Annual tour to the Philippines to commemorate the anniversary of the Fall of Bataan. American Battle Monument and Cemetery in Manila, Corregidor, and Bataan Death March route, Subic Bay, Clarke Field, Cabanatuan POW camp. Tour Cost $3,700.00 per person, twin share.
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WWI Centennial Series – 1915-Flanders, Artois-Loos - April-May 2015

Pre-D-Day tour to England - May 26 - June 2, 2015. Escorted by Henry Bodden. $2790.00 per person, twin share - $680.00 single supplement.
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D-Day The Longest Day Invasion of Normandy 71st Anniversary - June 2 - 8, 2015. Escorted by Henry Bodden. Two nights accommodations in Paris and four nights at a hotel in Normandy, near Omaha Beach; welcome and farewell dinners in Paris, official 71st Anniversary Ceremony at the American Cemetery. Tour cost land only $2,075 per person, twin share. Single supplement $400 extra.
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Battle of the Bulge/Eagle’s Nest - June 8 - 18, 2015
Escort Henry Bodden. Cost $3500 per person, twin share Single supplement $800
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Aleutian Islands - the Forgotten Front Cruise/Tour - June 2015
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70th Anniversary Battle for Okinawa - June 2015
The U.S. Army 10th Support Group Commander, Torii Station will host our group for the Army’s birthday Ball during our visit to Okinawa. Escorted by Glen Williford. Tour cost $3,800 per person, twin share. Single occupancy $500 extra.
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Central Pacific tour - June 16 - July 2, 2015
With Andy Giles. Tour Cost $5950.00 per person, twin share. Single supplement $1210.00 – subject to space availability. Pohnpei – Truk – Koror – Peleliu – Angaur
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Hero Cities of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus with Bill Altaffer - August 2015

North and South Korea With Bill Altaffer - August 2015

Return to Guadalcanal - August 2-11, 2015
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Return to the Solomon Islands Cruise - August 23 - September 1, 2015.
Escorted by Andy Giles to Guadalcanal, Florida Islands, Russell Islands and New Georgia Islands on chartered boat. $5290 per person, twin share. Single occupancy $8000.
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V-J Day to Saipan, Hiroshima, Nagasaki – tentative - August 2015

Crossing the Rhine: Operation Market Garden to Remagen Bridge - September 11 - 20,2015. Frankfurt to Amsterdam. Tour cost, land only $3695 per person, twin share. Single supplement $700 extra.
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Panama Canal with the CDSG - 2015 (date TBA)

Gallipoli with the CDSG - Spring 2016, with the Coast Defense Study Group

Gallipoli - September 2015

Verdun in Depth WWI - Summer 2016

The Somme in Depth WWI - Fall 2016

Caporetto & the Italian Front WWI - Fall 2017

The Kaiser’s Offensives, British 100 Days WWI - Spring 2018

The American Expeditionary Force in Depth WWI - Fall 2018

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