Erscheinungsdatum: 26.02.2001, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Messenger on the Battlefield, Autor: Rice, Melinda, Verlag: Taylor Trade Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: FICTION // Historical, Rubrik: Belletristik // Romane, Erzählungen, Seiten: 112, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 152 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Erscheinungsdatum: 26.02.2001, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Messenger on the Battlefield, Autor: Rice, Mel // Rice, Melinda, Verlag: Taylor Trade Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: JUVENILE FICTION // Historical // United States // 19th Century // Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika // USA // 19. Jahrhundert // 1800 bis 1899 n. Chr, Rubrik: Kinder- // Jugendromane u. -erzählungen, Seiten: 112, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 152 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Your guide dressed in historic uniform will take you back to the time of the iconic battle of Waterloo. The battle marks the end of the Napoleonic era and the rise of industrialisation. You will visit the historical sites and the guide will take you over the battlefield and show how, where and when the battle unfolded. He will show the equipment of an infantry soldier and explain how Napolonic Warfare worked.
The Premium trek itinerary allows trekkers to maximise the value of their pilgrimage. The trek includes a visit to all battlefields, fire support bases, logistic areas and evacuation centres along the original Kokoda Trail. In addition we take a day to explore the mystical, historical Myola lakes which were considered to be tabu by the local Koiari tribes from the beginning of time until 1942.We also trek across to the eastern side of the range that was defended by the 53rd and 2/16th Battalions.We provide superior battlefield presentations regarding the strategy of the Kokoda campaign; the phases of war; the principles applicable to each phase; our battlefield tactics; and soldiers recollections.We follow the original wartime trail mapped by the Royal Australian Army Survey Corps in 1981 and rediscovered through numerous mapping expeditions led by Major Charlie Lynn over a three year period from 2010 - 2013.
We will start of with a visit to a beautiful Castle, Cawdor Castle which is linked to Shakespeare's Macbeth, but home to the magical, fairy tale castle. It dates from the late 14th century, having been built as a private fortress by the Thanes of Cawdor, with the ancient medieval tower built around the legendary holly tree - wherever you look, Cawdor Castle is steeped in intrigue and history.A short drive from here will take us to the famous site of the last battle fought on British soil, Culloden Battlefield for visit and lunch. Culloden Battlefield has been restored as close as possible to how it was when battle took place in April 1746. There is a fantastic state of the art visitors centre, where we have time to take in over 250yrs of history and artifacts since the Battle.After lunch, a 5 minute drive to the Clava cairns. This is a fascinating historical place dating back to 2000BC. A Clava Cairn is a type of circular chamber tomb cairn from the Bronze Age.
Erscheinungsdatum: 04.05.2010, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Antietam - National Battlefield Site, Titelzusatz: NPS Historical Handbook Series No. 31, Autor: Tilberg, Frederick, Verlag: Digital Scanning Inc., Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: Amerika // USA // Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika // HISTORY // United States // Civil War Period // 1850-1877 // USA: Bügerkrieg und Wiederaufbau // 1861 bis 1877 n. Chr, Rubrik: Geschichte // Sonstiges, Seiten: 72, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 120 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Discover the city of St-Petersburg formerly known as Leningrad surviving severe 900 days of Nazi siege during World War 2. This 3-day VISA-FREE private tour is specially designed for cruise ship passengers visiting St-Petersburg. Visit some of the most important historical sites of St-Petersburg and its environs - the Hermitage museum, Spilled Blood Church, and Peter and Paul Fortress.Learn about Leningrad siege during the World War 2 while visiting Leningrad Siege Exibition and other sites related to the siege breakthrough such as Nevsky Bridgehead in town of Kirovsk and historical Naval Base in Kronshtadt in St-Petersburg outskirts.• 3-day VISA-FREE private tour• See historical city center (The Hermitage, Spilled Blood Church, and Peter & Paul Fortress)• Learn about Leningrad during World War 2• Visit Leningrad Siege exibition• Explore town of Kronshtadt and Shlisselburg ("Oreshek") fortress• Walk Nevskiy Bridgehead battlefield in Kirovsk
Discover the final days of World War 2 on this half-day walking tour of Berlin. Learn all about the events leading up to Germany’s final surrender as you visit the city’s most significant historical sites with your knowledgeable guide. Learn about the Soviet attack as you follow the route toward the final battlefield for the Reichstag, see the site of Hitler's bunker, and discover from where the German Luftwaffe was coordinated. Hear how WW2 developed and how life was for the people at that time, especially those who opposed the regime, and discover how the cruelties came to an end in 1945.
Venture to the far-flung Orkney Islands on a 5-day tour from Edinburgh with 3-star accommodation included, and visit top Highland towns and attractions, too! With a friendly guide, travel through the Highlands, visiting Loch Ness and Glencoe, and pass John o’Groats on route to the stunning Orkney Island archipelago. With Kirkwall (Orkney’s capital) as your base, discover the area’s historical highlights such as Lamb Holm Italian Chapel and the Standing Stones of Stenness. On route back to Edinburgh, call in at the 15th-century ruins of Ardvreck Castle and Culloden Moor, an important Jacobite battlefield. Overnight stays in Inverness and Ullapool are included, plus two nights in Kirkwall.