Travel to France with OCC and discover the "Battlefields of Europe"
Go on an incredible nine-day guided historical and cultural adventure throughout France and Luxembourg with Ocean County College on the Battlefields of Europe Travel Seminar, May 22 – June 1, 2015. Members of the community are welcome to participate on a non-credit basis. Students will be enrolled in “HIST 251 – Study Abroad Seminar: Battlefields of The World Wars” for three college credits. A number of scholarships will be offered to OCC students. Registration Deadline: January 15, 2015.
Seminar Description: Gain a deeper understanding of the events that happened in 1916 and 1944. Visit numerous World War I and World War II hot spots featuring D-Day beaches and memorials including Omaha and Utah Beach, Airborne Museum, and Coleville American Cemetery. After visiting the Western regions of Caen and Normandy, take in the beautiful scenery with a guided tour of Mont St. Michel and spend three days in Paris. Enjoy a cruise on the Seine River and dinner at Restaurant 58 in the Eiffel Tower. In addition, go on a walking tour of Montmarte, and take a guided tour of the Louvre Museum, Versailles Palace, and Notre Dame Cathedral. From Paris to Luxembourg, stop at the Douaumont Ossuary, Verdun, and the Bastogne War Museum, ending with a free day in Luxembourg to catch your breath and take in some final sites before returning home!
For information or an application, contact Robert Marchie, OCC Lecturer of History, at 732-255-0400, ext. 2956, or firstname.lastname@example.org.