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D-Day and the Normandy Campaign 1944

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Course: HIST 318G - D-DAY and the Normandy Campaign 1944 (1 Credit)

Location: Normandy, France          31 August to 1 September

When: 28 August to 10 September

Register By: 14 August 2024


  • Utah Beach

  • Sainte-Mère-Église Airborne Museum

  • Maisy Battery

  • Point du Hoc

  • Omaha Beach Cemetery

  • Longues-sur-Mer

  • Arromanches (Gold Beach)

Tuition and Fees:

  • $250.00 Undergraduate 1-credit hour tuition cost
  • $60.00 Field Study Additional Fee (Museum/ticket fees, excursions)
  • Not included: Meals, transportation to and from the location, and hotel accommodations

The D-Day landings and the campaign in Normandy have taken on an almost mythic status. Learn more during this field study program at UMGC Europe.

The D-Day landings and the campaign in Normandy which followed have taken on an almost mythic status in the history of World War II. Viewed as the great turning point of this global conflict, the campaign can be seen as a vital signpost event in European, American, and military history. You will study the battle strategies, maps of the area, and slides illustrating the equipment of the period, all while visiting the battlefields, beaches, museums, and memorials dedicated to this campaign.

Topics include:

  • An in-depth discussion and readings pertaining to the D-Day Invasion and Normandy Campaign
  • Site visits to include Utah Beach, Sainte-Mère-Église Airborne Museum, Maisy Battery, Point du Hoc, Omaha Beach Cemetery, Longues-sur-Mer, Arromanches (Gold Beach)

Faculty member: Dr. Michael Mulvey Email:

May apply toward the history major or minor, or electives.

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