80th D-DAY ANNIVERSARY
D-DAY MEMORY TOUR
WE TAKE YOU BACK IN TIME
IMMERSION IN MOTION
WE TAKING YOU TO THE RIGHT PLACE IN THE BEST WAY
Imagine ! If you are part of a unit of American soldiers during the Normandy landing on D'Day
Imagine yourself wearing the uniform of a Paratroopers while riding in convoy a WWII Jeep on Normandy trails.
Imagine the French villages, le Bocage, the roads and hedgerows, the landing beaches, Utah and Omaha... and more.
This is what we propose to experience in full IMMERSION with D-DAY MEMORY TOUR. We are passionate about History and the liberators who came on June 6th, 1944 to fight for Freedom. We will show and share with you Normandy as no one has ever done yet. We have the expertise, the proficient guides, the best team based here in the USA and in Normandy near St-Mere-Eglise, one of the first town liberated on June 6th, 1944. This journey will transport you into the past to live a unique and incomparable ...Experience.
Airborne All the way...
NEVER BEFORE, YOU WERE PROPOSED TO TRAVEL IN THIS WAY.
BACK IN TIME...
Let's go with us using original pathways, wearing replica of paratrooper uniform, spend night at same places like in June 1944, feeling the sensation and emotion, living in a French landscape, small group of 8 to 20 persons, surrounded by reenactors with their jeeps and period vehicles. All the best for your D'DAY Normandy Tour experience.
Normandy is the best place for immersion for the WWII HISTORY enthusiasts.
The French hedgerows, the small corn fields, the villages still with fighting traces, all remain the same. While travelling, in your paratrooper uniform, and not meeting modern vehicles for a while, the tiny roads surrounded by giant hedgerows will push you back into the past ... and we know your imagination will do the rest ... you'll get the thrill.
HISTORY HAS NEVER BEEN AS LIVING AS WITH US.
With D-DAY MEMORY TOUR, you will experience an unforgettable adventure. Immersed in the heart of Normandy, in the region of Sainte-Mere-Eglise, you will travel back in time during the liberation of Europe in the summer of 1944.
Equipped with the same uniforms as the American soldiers wore the day they landed on the coast of France, you will re-live their story using only the supplies they were given.
IMMERSION IS THE OPERATIVE WORD HERE.
Enjoy the Normandy countryside
You will have the assistance of a history expert to guide you across D-Day Battlefields. In our Reenactour program this unique experience requires members to be both physically and mentally prepared to adapt to similar unpredictable situations the soldiers encountered in 1944.
At certain times during this trip, a full immersion has been planned to help the participants to fully visualize history. Visits to an exceptional museums will also be part of this unique trip. To assure a full immersion in this extraordinary time, your “Platoon Leader” will guide you and your group to different places unknown by the public. There will be moments where you will have to find your path by yourself using the same materials and map.
YOU WANT TO TRAVEL BACK IN TIME?
WE ARRANGE THE TRIP FOR YOU.
From the time you register to your actual departure, you will receive many pieces of information explaining your mission. Just like the young soldiers enlisted in this war, you will experience their preparation as if it was your own piece of history. This exclusive trip is not intended to be a “war-game” or a game of paintball. You will use the same paths and walk the same grounds the soldiers marched in 1944, where courageous and selfless men shed their blood and lost their lives in the name of freedom. It is with great respect that you will explore each historical sites and will embrace history. Now that you are ready to embark in this inspirational journey, we invite you to read the program that awaits you.
WE WILL LEAD YOU TO SOME PLACES UNKNOWN BY PUBLIC.
YOU WILL TRACE THE FOOTSTEPS OF HEROES...
You discover the mission that you will perform during your stay in Normandy. Your area of operation will be from Sainte Mere Eglise to Omaha Beach, following the same pathways that were tramped by the 'GI’s' on the D-Day and the week after.
Now it is your turn to feel the same emotions crossing the towns of Carentan, Ravenoville, Chef-du-Pont and other historical sites, such as 'La Fiere' bridge spanning the 'Merderet' river' or 'Brecourt Manor'.
This trip is more than just a destination. With your team, you will return to the past in Normandy where young allies have shed their blood to defend Freedom. We are proud to guide you through History, that began on June 6, 1944.
YOU ARE AN ACTOR
WITH OUR UNIQUE PROGRAM, HISTORY WILL NEVER BE BORING.
A NEW WAY TO LEARN HISTORY...
We have invented a special concept to visit the Normandy Battlefields, today there are a lot of travel businesses allowing people to travel in Normandy and it is good to keep History alive. However, we want to be different, DDMT is a US based Company. We truly propose the ingredients in order to relive History, to feel, understand, and connect with the places where battles and fights occurred for freedom.
Many of you have watched the WWII movies depicting the combats who took place during the D-DAY June 6, 1944. It is with the same conditions that we bring you into the past for few days. This experience will be one and only who will create your best memories.
WE WANT TO BE DIFFERRENT
A NEW WAY TO TRAVEL IN NORMANDY...
From the moment we come to pick you up at our rendezvous point, until we will say goodbye to you after having lived together for a few days. We will live as we were in June 1944. It is with this concept that we want to make you understand the history of D-Day. We define many itineraries, with always in mind the will to visit places full of authenticity. Of course we will also visit popular sites such as museums, monuments, and of course the shops ... But what we want to show you through this experience, are the unknown accessible places to those who make a traditional tour . Yes D-Day Memory Tour is just different and unique, in a word, you do not need us to visit the museums, but to discover the battlefields in complete immersion: we are your solution.
WE DON'T DO THINGS HALFWAY. EVERYTHING IS AUTHENTIC INCLUDING YOUR FAVORITE LUXURY HOTEL, NOW REPLACED BY A CHARMING MANOIR.
IS WHY YOU CHOOSE US
You chose us to make your travel different. As part of your stay in Normandy, you will have the opportunity to discover tremendous and authentic places. Our concept is to transport you back in time and what is more immersive than to take advantage of unusual places such as castles, manors, and farms of Normandy. For those who thrive for even more sensations, we can also implement an American military camp such as those used by the soldiers in Normandy in June 1944.
Never in history, in such a small area and in such a short time, have so many men had to show initiative, courage, sacrifice, and determination to achieve the objective of victory!
On the night of June 5 to 6, 1944, the huge Allied fleet leaving the English ports to Normandy, 1,200 warships and 5,700 transport ships included. Ultimately, it is planned to land over several weeks about 2 million men not counting thousands of tons of equipment. On D-DAY it is 156,000 men who land on the Normandy soil.
Slightly less than 150,000 men of the 7th Army are stationed in Normandy and about 50,000 in the landing zone. Near the beaches, a single armored division, the 21st, southeast of Caen, and six infantry divisions.
In Cotentin peninsula close to St Mere Eglise and Utah Beach they are 12,500 91th DIV and 4,000
6 DV German Paratrooper.