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Holt"s Battlefield Guides

Tonie Holt

Holt"s Battlefield Guides

Arnhem Market Garden (Battlefield Guides)

by Tonie Holt

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Published by David & Charles .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10248863M
ISBN 100436200732
ISBN 109780436200731
OCLC/WorldCa234288555

The Holts share the writing of their books equally and conduct all their own research, spending many weeks on the ground as they prepare each new book or update previously published titles. Synopsis A guide to the Ypres battlefield including a fold-out map, with recommended, timed itineraries each representing a day's travelling/5(5).   A look at Major & Mrs Holts Definitive Battlefield Guide to the D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches published by Pen & Sword books. Buy your copy here Please do . major & mrs holt's battlefield guide book to the ypres salient battlefield & passchendaele. over gps references & photographs: click here to buy the book. choose a free map at checkout. what reviewers said of earlier editions. amazon reviewer michael booker 'don't go without it!.


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Detailed modern guide books to the battlefields of the First and Second World Wars, WW1 & WW2 - the Western Front, Gallipoli,D-Day Beaches and Arnhem with itineraries, pictures, maps, indexes, tourist information etc with free battlefield maps offer. This guide book covers the present-day battlefield, and the actions that took place on and immediately behind the D-Day beaches, and Major and Mrs Holt's Pocket Guide to Normandy has been put together to take you around the area.4/4(5).

Major and Mrs Holt - Tonie and Valmai Holt - are credited with creating the modern battlefield tour in the s when they were the only people conducting such tours. This book not only draws on the many personal accounts that they heard during their years of touring but also from the military training of Tonie (the 'Major') and Valmai the arts graduate/5(20).

Major and Mrs Holt founded the first organisation to offer battlefield tours to the general public in the late s. Since the s they have been writing their series of guide books, incorporating all that they have learned from their experiences conducting thousands of people around battlefields/5(6).

The book is based upon over 30 years of traveling and writing about battlefields by two Holts Battlefield Guides book - Major and Mrs Holt - who are credited with having started the modern era of battlefield tours - and were awarded the Somme Centenary Medal for their work in 'opening the doors to the battlefields' with their books.

This Guide Book is MORE than a guide book - Sir Martin Gilbert said, ' the Holts have Holts Battlefield Guides book. MAJOR AND MRS HOLT'S BATTLEFIELD GUIDE BOOKS AND MAPS Tonie and Valmai Holt have been writing since they were at school.

Tonie Holt joined the British Army, graduated from the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst and Holts Battlefield Guides book Staff Colleges at Holts Battlefield Guides book and Shrivenham. He took a. MAJOR Holts Battlefield Guides book MRS HOLT'S CONCISE ILLUSTRATED Holts Battlefield Guides book GUIDE TO THE WESTERN FRONT - SOUTH £ This book is one of the best selling Major and Mrs Holts Battlefield Guide Books the doors to the battlefields.

Holts Battlefield Guides book 'have been copied many times Holts Battlefield Guides book never equalled' Holts Battlefield Guides book Chairman of the International Guild of Battlefield Guides.

This series, Major and Mrs Holts Battlefield Guide toincorporates detailed travel directions, military history and fascinating anecdotes collected over a quarter of a century. The books are designed as companions for travellers whether sitting at home or physically visiting the battlefields and are written from a male and female point of view, thus they are not all explosions and gun calibres Holts Battlefield Guides book.

This is the only map of its kind devised and created by Major and Mrs Holt and is used by many guides. It shows the locations of memorials and war cemeteries over THE WHOLE OPERATION MARKET-GARDEN AREA. It shows the progress of the battle from Leopoldsburg to Eindhoven, Nijmegen, Arnhem and Oosterbeek overlaid on modern roads.

The Holts share the writing of their books equally and conduct all their own research, spending many weeks on the ground as they prepare each new book or update previously published titles/5(40).

Following in their best-selling series of Battlefield Guides this is a companion volume to the Holts’ Western Front – South Guide. Between the two, they cover the main WW1 Western Front battlefields. This book covers 15 of the most significant battles of the northern area from Nieuwport to /5(20).

Major and Mrs Holt founded the first organisation to offer battlefield tours to the general public in the late s. Since the s they have been writing their series of guide books, incorporating all that they have learned from their experiences conducting thousands of /5(5).

- A board dedicated to the renowned Holts' battlefield history guidebooks from the pioneers of battlefield tourism. See more ideas about Battlefield, Holt, Guide book pins.

Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide to the Somme is, without doubt, one of the bestselling guide books to the battlefields of the Somme. This latest up-dated edition, includes four recommended, timed itineraries representing one day's travelling.

Every stop on route has an accompanying description and often a tale of heroic or tragic action/5(86). "There are many books on this subject but those produced by Tonie and Valmai Holt are leaders in terms of quality and depth of information.

Major and Mrs Holt's Concise Illustrated Guide - The Western Front North is just one superb example.". In the s they sold the company to concentrate upon writing guide books to the most visited battlefields of the First and Second World Wars - Normandy, Ypres and Passchendaele, the Somme, Arnhem and Gallipoli/5(11).

This battlefield guide book contains all the necessary information that one might need to explore the Normandy beaches and surrounding area. Numerous maps and color photographs are included, as is historical background on each major location/5(76). Pen and Sword Books: Holts' Battlefield Guidebooks In the s Tonie and Valmai founded Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Tours.

This book is one of the best selling Major and Mrs Holts Battlefield Guide Books the doors to the battlefields. They 'have been copied many times but never equalled' - Chairman of the International Guild of Battlefield Guides.

Covers all WW1 battlefields south of and including the Somme - more details below. Major and Mrs Holt founded the first organisation to offer battlefield tours to the general public in the late s.

Since the s they have been writing their series of guide books, incorporating all that they have learned from their experiences conducting thousands of people around battlefields. Holts' Battlefield Guides.

Major and Mrs Holt founded the first organisation to offer battlefield tours to the general public in the late s. Since the s they have been writing their series of guide books, incorporating all that they have learned from their experiences conducting thousands of.

Major and Mrs Holts detailed modern guide books to the battlefields of the First and Second World Wars, WW1 and; WW2 - the Western Front, Ypres, Somme, Gallipoli, D-Day Beaches and Arnhem with itineraries, pictures, maps, indexes, tourist information etc with free battlefield maps offer.

Buy Major and 's Battlefield Guide Operation Market Garden Pap/Map by Holt, Tonie, Holt, Valmai (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(13). The Holts share the writing of their books equally and conduct all their own research, spending many weeks on the ground as they prepare each new book or update previously published titles.

View Holts' Battlefield Guides Books. Buy Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide to D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches with GPS References by Holt, Major, Holt, Mrs (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(97). Buy Major and Mrs. Holt's Concise Guide to the Western Front - South: The First Battle of the Marne, the AisneVerdun, the Somme (Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guides) Con Ill by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(19). Buy Major & Mrs Holt's Definitive Battlefield Guide Somme (Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guides) 7th Revised edition by Major & Mrs Holt (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(27). militaria book haul from the naval and military press ltd - duration: book review,major and mrs holts battlefield guide,normandy landing beaches,with map - duration: c j. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Major & Mrs Holts Definitive Battlefield Guide Somme: th Anniversary: 7th Revised, Expanded GPS Edition by Tonie Holt at Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Brand: Pen and Sword.

The Holts latest book, Operation Market Garden, is undoubtedly the most challenging and almost certainly the best of their five battlefield guides. It is a remarkable distillation of the memories of hundreds of veterans to whom they have spoken over more than 20 years.

Here at Holts Tours, we pride ourselves on being the specialist in educational battlefield tours. With almost 40 years’ experience in operating battlefield and history tours, and more than 25 years providing exceptional school travel, we seek to bring history to life, understand the past, and ensure a memorable and rewarding battlefield tour for your students.

Pen and Sword have developed an unrivalled reputation for the quality and scope of its battlefield guides. We are proud to publish the Holt's Series of Guide Books. Tonie and Valmai Holt are the pioneers of battlefield touring, having developed the concept nearly 40 years ago.

First published inthe concept of the Holt D-Day guide is both clever and simple to use. You can read it as a straightforward book if you like, I did; but if you are a far away from travelling there it might just gnaw at your soul.

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Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide to the Somme is, without doubt, one of the bestselling guide books to the battlefields of the Somme.

This latest up-dated edition, includes four recommended, timed itineraries representing one day's travelling. Every stop on route has an accompanying description and often a tale of heroic or tragic : £   MAJOR & MRS HOLT'S Concise, Illustrated BATTLEFIELD GUIDE TO THE WESTERN FRONT- SOUTH contains many fascinating but little-visited areas by travelers and is hoped that they will be tempted further afield than the 'showcase' and sophisticatedly presented battlefields like the Somme to discover some marvelous sites/5(8).

The leading Battlefield Guide Book to the Somme, with detailed map of 1 Julyacknowledged by the Somme Tourist Authorities. Holts Somme Battlefield Guide Book & 1 July map Major and Mrs Holt's. The most complete modern guide book to the 6 June D Day Landing Beaches with gps locations and pictures.

OMAHA, GOLD, JUNO & SWORD, land, air and sea, British, American and Canadian with tourist details, pictures and history. It gives detailed battlefield tours to all the beaches and suggests where to stay and where to eat.

If you don't have it you will miss seeing many things. Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide to Gallipoli. The fourth in the Holts' important series of Battlefield guides (following the Somme, the Ypres Salient and the Normandy Landing Beaches) this is so much more than a guidebook (of which it is the most up-to-date, comprehensive, ever produced).

It is the book of the Gallipoli Peninsula. About Major and Mrs Holt. Major and Mrs Holt founded the first organisation to offer battlefield tours to the general public in the late s. Since the s they have been writing their series of guide books, incorporating all that they have learned from their experiences conducting thousands of Price: £.

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