9/3/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – An Ashland University World War II study tour planned for the summer of 2014 has been opened to the general public.
Dr. John Moser, professor of history at Ashland University, and Eric Pullin, assistant professor of history at Carthage College, will lead a study group for 13 days in June of 2014 to locations important to World War II, including England, France, Belgium and Germany.
Places that will be visited include the Royal Air Force Museum, Cabinet War Rooms in the Churchill Museum, The Imperial War Museum, Battle of Britain’s Operation Room, Pointe Du Hoc, Bastogne, Dachau and many more.
The program cost is $3,906 and this includes airfare, accommodations, breakfasts and two dinners, guides, tips, admission to sites, and in-country transportation. The trip cost does not include expenses for passport, trip cancellation and interruption insurance, meals not specified (plan $20 for meals per day) and personal expenses.
For those wanting more information, Moser will hold a number of informational meetings at 4 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center on Tuesday, Sept. 17, Wednesday, Sept. 18, Tuesday, Oct. 15, and Wednesday, Oct. 16.
An application for this trip can be found at http://ashland.abroadoffice.net/internal-program-description-Europe-Ablaze-WWII-in-Western-Europe-68574-244.html and this website also has additional information.
Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2013, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###