CHARLESTON — The School of Continuing Education’s Academy of Lifelong Learning is offering a trip to Europe entitled “U.S. World War II History In Europe: Military Heritage Tour: Summer 2013.”

The trip is being offered July 8-19.

Attendees will visit historic sites around Europe that were sites of significant events in World War II. Locations include Amsterdam, Normandy, Bastogne, and Hell’s Highway: Highway 69, Holland/Netherlands.

The registration deadline for the event is May 24.

Within the trip’s cost, round-trip airfare from Indianapolis, lodging and transportation while in Europe, and guides and museum admissions are covered.

Expert guides and EIU’s Dan Crews will describe each area and site in detail, and will discuss how the events affected the outcomes of WWII.

Planned visits include the Anne Frank Museum, General George S. Patton’s Grave, bunkers used by German soldiers, fox holes from the Battle of the Bulge, and the American Cemetery at Omaha Beach.

For more information on the trip, contact the Academy of Lifelong Learning at 217-581-5114, or email at academy@eiu.edu.

In addition, there is a webpage devoted to registration and information regarding the trip at www.eiu.edu/adulted/WWII.php.

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