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EMT have organised and hosted many tours of historical WW2 locations in recent years. Here’s what some of our tour participants had to say about their experience.

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EMT have organised and hosted many tours of historical WW2 locations in recent years. Here’s what some of our tour participants had to say about their experience.

“Our trip to Normandy with Eric was very special. Even though I had been there before, I got to go to several sites I did not even know were there. Well organized, personal, and willing to listen to the groups interests made the trip memorable.”

Paul Maupin

“Our trip to Normandy with Eric was very special. Even though I had been there before, I got to go to several sites I did not even know were there. Well organized, personal, and willing to listen to the groups interests made the trip memorable.”

Paul Maupin

“Absolutely the best WW2 tour ever! We’ve been to numerous battle sites and museums around both England and the Continent, but Eric gave us a day that was entirely unique. There were no ropes, no queues, no time limits, and no other tourists. Driving down the runway of an actual airfield, you could picture busy ground crews, buzzing planes and skies dotted with formations. With advice from Eric, we went to the Battle of Britain at Duxford the following day and it was truly living history combined with the previous day’s tour. He was very personable, knowledgeable and made our time visiting the Norwich area a treasure.”

Rebecca and Steve Nash

Rebecca and Steve Nash

“Absolutely the best WW2 tour ever! We’ve been to numerous battle sites and museums around both England and the Continent, but Eric gave us a day that was entirely unique. There were no ropes, no queues, no time limits, and no other tourists. Driving down the runway of an actual airfield, you could picture busy ground crews, buzzing planes and skies dotted with formations. With advice from Eric, we went to the Battle of Britain at Duxford the following day and it was truly living history combined with the previous day’s tour. He was very personable, knowledgeable and made our time visiting the Norwich area a treasure.”

Rebecca and Steve Nash

Rebecca and Steve Nash

“My Jo and I had a wonderful time with Eric. The tour was everything we had hoped for and more. Eric knew the history cold….especially at Tibenham. Jo and I could easily identify with all those pictures of Jimmy Stewart. The trip to Duxford was special too. We saw our B-17 and a Lancaster bomber…took lots of pictures of each. The Lancaster bomber is a Christmas card picture candidate. The trip to the cemetery at Cambridge was both humbling and very sobering especially considering the young age of most of the people who were buried there. Also, we made it back to Norwich on Monday evening to make “even song” at the cathedral. I am a organ buff (my Dad played the organ at our church) and that organ was certainly magnificent.”

Jo and Tom Lancaster

Tom and Jo Lancaster on tour

“My Jo and I had a wonderful time with Eric. The tour was everything we had hoped for and more. Eric knew the history cold….especially at Tibenham. Jo and I could easily identify with all those pictures of Jimmy Stewart. The trip to Duxford was special too. We saw our B-17 and a Lancaster bomber…took lots of pictures of each. The Lancaster bomber is a Christmas card picture candidate. The trip to the cemetery at Cambridge was both humbling and very sobering especially considering the young age of most of the people who were buried there. Also, we made it back to Norwich on Monday evening to make “even song” at the cathedral. I am a organ buff (my Dad played the organ at our church) and that organ was certainly magnificent.”

Jo and Tom Lancaster

Tom and Jo Lancaster on tour

“Eric served as my guide for a tour of the facilities and museums, and surroundings where so many of the US, 8th Air Force were based during WWII. My Dad was a B-24 pilot based in Tibenham during the war. He survived the war and lived a full and happy life afterwards. However, he did not share much details about his wartime experience. Eric has been crucial in helping me to uncover much of the lost information and understanding of what my father experienced. Eric’s knowledge of the area, and his deep investment into preserving the history of the WWII experience was invaluable to me. I would not have been able to learn what I have without his help.”

John Sharrard

“Eric served as my guide for a tour of the facilities and museums, and surroundings where so many of the US, 8th Air Force were based during WWII. My Dad was a B-24 pilot based in Tibenham during the war. He survived the war and lived a full and happy life afterwards. However, he did not share much details about his wartime experience. Eric has been crucial in helping me to uncover much of the lost information and understanding of what my father experienced. Eric’s knowledge of the area, and his deep investment into preserving the history of the WWII experience was invaluable to me. I would not have been able to learn what I have without his help.”

John Sharrard