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Follow in the footsteps of those who fought for freedom

During your visit to Cambridge follow in the footsteps of those who fought for freedom during the Second World War with our fully curated package starting from £1000. Explore Cambridgeshire's famous heritage sites and discover the rich history and Britain’s special relationship with the United States forces during this period.

Bedroom only and suggested self-guided itinerary from our concierge also available starting from £205.

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Just a 30-minute drive from University Arms is Duxford, home to the Imperial War Museum. See historic aircraft take to the skies from the airfield where Spitfires first flew. Get up close to gigantic aircraft at Europe’s largest air museum and uncover hundreds of personal stories. Walk in the footsteps of the men and women who served, and discover how Duxford protected Britain’s skies during the Second World War.’

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The Cambridge American Cemetery is the only American WWII cemetery in the United Kingdom. It is one of 26 overseas American cemeteries administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission, the smallest independent executive agency of the American federal government.

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The Eagle in Bene't Street, Cambridge is a historic establishment that holds a special place in the hearts of many students and faculty at the University of Cambridge. Located in the heart of Cambridge, the Eagle’s rich history dates to 16th century and has been serving students, scholars, locals, and travellers for over two centuries. During WW2 RAF pilots gathered here and left behind a wall of messages in the hope they were never forgotten.

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The Museum was opened in 2009 to commemorate the sometimes forgotten role of the airfield at Bottisham in World War Two. It is the only UK museum dedicated to the Royal Air Force, United States 8th Army Air Force and Belgian Air Forces. They are now operating out of the last remaining airfield buildings to exist within the airfield’s original perimeter.

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In his talk Cambridge Tour Guide, Tony Rodgers will follow in the footsteps of those who fought for freedom. Tony will explore the rich history of the city and surrounding areas during the Second World War and it's relevance to the USA during these years.

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