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D-Day Historian - Paul Woodadge

Place du Quebec, 14400, Bayeux, France
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American Experience and Band of Brothers Tour (3 days)

Paul Woodadge was outstanding in his presentation style and interaction with those of us on his... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Walt506
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Normandy Battlefield and "Band of Brothers" tour

If you are looking for the absolutely #1 tour guide on the Normandy Battlefield, I strongly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Edward D
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Central Florida, Florida
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Tours of the D-Day beaches and battlefields of Normandy for history-buffs and passionate travellers who want a detailed look at the historical areas, visiting not just the famous sites, but places off the beaten path that are often overlooked. Paul Woodadge is also an author and military consultant for TV shows and projects about the DDay landings and battle of Normandy.
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Place du Quebec, 14400, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paul Woodadge was outstanding in his presentation style and interaction with those of us on his tour. His presentation of the strategic and tactical perspective as well as incredible accounts of individual and heroic actions brought the Allied invasion in Normandy alive in a spectacular...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for the absolutely #1 tour guide on the Normandy Battlefield, I strongly recommend Paul Woodage. Personable, engaging and an unparalleled expert on the historical occurrences surrounding the Normandy D-Day battlefield actions to include the airborne operations involving "Easy Company' 2d Bn...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my third tour with Paul. 2008 with "Battle Bus", 2017 and 2018 with Paul. Paul does an amazing job. You see so much more than the any bus tour. Paul brings you to places that will never be seen by others because he...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Paul's 2 day tour of the American Experience was extremely well done and really put faces as opposed to statistics on the young men of D-Day. Being able to walk the ground and beaches and hear the personal stories of the combatants truly made it...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

My family of five took the two-day American Experience Tour with Paul in August 2017. We ranged in age from 20 to 54. Each of us loved the tour. Paul is a terrific story teller and a fun guide. He answered our constant questions, not...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Paul's depth of knowledge about the events of June 6, 1944, was just SUPERB! The tour was much anticipated and it exceeded all my expectations. We spent two days on the American tour which were carefully paced and timed to get the most out of...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Booked the American D-Day tour with Paul. Paul took us to battle locations that were significant for winning the war. Had a personal story about soldiers who did heroic acts at each location. Kept my teenage children's attention by relating the stories to them by...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

We were two couples traveling to Normandy from the United States. We signed up for Paul's two day American Experience tour of Normandy. Paul Woodage is a fantastic storyteller, making history come to life. Thinking that two days might be a bit long, we were...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful 2-day American tour with Paul. He is very knowledgeable and even kept our teenage daughter’s attention (who isn’t a history buff). She still relates his stories back to us and talks about the experience 5 months later! Highly recommend his tours....More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

My Dad and I did the Juno Beach and Inland tour and the Falaise Gap tour with Paul and I can’t say enough good things about the experience. It was one of the highlights of our trip for sure! The tours were well structured, extremely...More

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Brett H
23 January 2017|
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Dear Brett, Sorry but I don't take on cruise ship tours personally. The ports like Le Havre are too far away from my home and the days just too long. Best regards and sorry I cannot help Paul Woodadge
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Sorry, I'm fully booked until October now
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