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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John is a first class guide, he has a deep knowledge of the battlefield and also so much background information that brings the history to life. It is clear being a guide is not just a job for John, he has a deep passion which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 12 May 2018

My brother, our wives and I spent two days with John touring the D-Day beaches. My only criticism is of our judgement; to think that we could spend adequate time in two days, was incorrect. John was great, squeezing as much of Gold, Juno and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fred H
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We spent two days with John at the end of September, 2017. As Americans, we have learned the history of d-day from a US perspective. John's vast knowledge of Operation Overlord provided insight into the international teamwork and sacrifice required for a successful invasion. John...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank neanys
Reviewed 1 November 2016

John provided our group of 4 with a truly great experience as he took us us through the Utah and Omaha Beach areas of Normandy. He had an incredible knowledge of events relating to the times and places of D-Day - he is the only...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Jan S S
Reviewed 25 October 2015

John was easy to work with, prompt, not in a hurry and allowed us to see what we wanted versus a canned tour. He added a great deal of perspective to our visit to the different Beaches and cemeteries. He has a British viewpoint which...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Joseph O
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We were referred to John Flaherty by friends who had a tour with him a few years ago. John has made his career studying and writing about Normandy and the Atlantic Wall. He is not only extremely knowledgeable, he is a fun guy with loads...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Jack M
Reviewed 7 July 2015

John Flaherty of HMT provided my family an amazing experience as he guided us through the Utah and Omaha Beach areas of Normandy. His breath of knowledge of the events on and surrounding D-Day is amazing and his manner reflects a caring and a passion...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank MrAndyI
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Latest reviews just came to our attention as we had recommended this trip to friends. They were concerned about our experience in light of these latest lambasts. My husband has taken the tour twice, the second time I went and brought my 89 year old...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed 8 November 2014

As some of the other reviews have indicated, John has a big anti-American chip on his shoulder, and goes out of his way to insult his American guests--insinuating that many of the well-documented heroics of American soldiers (Pointe du Hoc, etc.) on D-Day are inaccurate...More

Date of experience: May 2014
8  Thank Neal N
Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

As some of the other reviews have indicated, John has a big anti-American chip on his shoulder, and goes out of his way to insult his American guests--insinuating that many of the well-documented heroics of American soldiers (Pointe du Hoc, etc.) on D-Day are inaccurate...More

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