Downfall in Berlin

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DEPARTS: Berlin

from: $1598
5 Days
  • Price: per person, twin share
  • Deposit: 30%
This moving five-day tour is an emotive journey into the final months of WW2 and the true story of the downfall of Berlin.

Downfall in Berlin

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Join us as we take an in depth look at the final months of World War Two and the true story behind the end of Hitler and the Nazi Regime in 1945. With a visit to a reconstruction of Hitler’s bunker, in an air raid shelter at the Anhalter Bahnhof. Plus, visits to Ravensbrück Concentration Camp, Wehrmacht Headquarters Bunkers, and the Russian Museum at Karlshorst, all whilst accompanied by one of our knowledgeable Battlefield Historians. This moving WW2 battlefield tour will take you on an emotive journey and most certainly bring history to life.

Itinerary

Day 1 > Arrive Berlin

Join your tour group at the Berlin hotel this evening.

Day 2 > Battle for the Reichstag; Ravensbrück Concentration Camp

We start today by looking at the last weeks of the Third Reich and see where Hitler’s Bunker was. We look at the story behind those final days and see a reconstruction of the bunker in an air raid shelter at the Anhalter Bahnhof. We look at the Battle for the Reichstag in April 1945, following the Russian Advance, and after lunch, travel to the Ravensbrück Concentration Camp. This was a woman’s camp and many British SOE agents died here, including Violette Szabo GC, of ‘Carve Her Name With Pride’ fame. (B)

STAR INCLUSIONS  Hitler’s Bunker   Ravensbrück Concentration Camp

Day 3 > Wehrmacht Headquarters Bunkers; Battle of the Halbe Pocket

We travel out of Berlin to Zossen-Wünsdorf and visit the Wehrmacht Headquarters Bunkers, taking a guided tour and seeing the garrison museum and rocket-shaped air raid shelters. There is also a book village, here with time to explore. After lunch we examine the Battle of the Halbe Pocket, seeing the German War Cemetery, the Russian Graves and Tank Memorials, and the area of the fighting in Halbe itself. (B)

STAR INCLUSIONS  Zossen-Wünsdorf

Day 4 > Treptower; Seelow Heights

This morning we visit the Russian Museum at Karlshorst, where the final surrender of the Second World War took place on 8th May 1945. We see the huge Russian Cemetery and Memorial at Treptower before going east of Berlin to the Seelow Heights, seeing where the final battles on the Eastern Front took place in April 1945: here we see the Seelow Museum, Soviet Memorial and visit the battlefield around the town. (B)

STAR INCLUSIONS  Treptower Park   Seelow Soviet Memorial

Day 5

Our tour ends this morning after breakfast. (B)

 

Departure Dates

Tour datesDaysPrice
26th July, 20205$1,598.00

Your Tour Includes

  • 4 nights' hotel accommodation
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • Specialist Battlefield Historian
  • Battlefield visits as described in the itinerary
  • Travel by air-conditioned coach

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