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We share the history of Operation Market Garden so that the torch of remembrance is passed on to the next generation. We do so by taking our clients to the battlefields of Operation Market Garden and tell the history of what happened there, tell the...more
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Veghel, The Netherlands
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

Joris Nieuwint knows his stuff ! Joris was our battlefield guide for a tour of Operation Market Garden in both Eindhoven and Arnhem. I liked the way he was able to concisely explain the big picture of Market Garden and then describe small unit actions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kitty R
Joris1944, Owner at The Battlefield Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

Thank you very much!

Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

My family and I have been SO PRIVILEGED to have had Joris Nieuwint as our Historian to guide us through the history archives of WWII. Joris is so passionate about his research and so full of information. Joris is so interesting to listen to and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Grace K
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

I had the ultimate pleasure of having Joris Nieuwint as my tour guide in the Netherlands. His understanding of Operation Market Garden was beyond impressive. But what I admired the most about Joris was his ability to explain it to people with different levels of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SarahKirksey1944
Joris1944, Owner at The Battlefield Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

It has been a pleasure to go on a tour with you, thank you very much for your kind words!

Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

My wife & I visited Amsterdam for a few days on our way back to Australia from a family wedding in the UK, I have wanted to visit Arnhem the area of Operation Market Garden that the British & Polish Airborne were tasked with, we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David R
Joris1944, Owner at The Battlefield Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words, it was a pleasure to take you along the battlefields!

Reviewed April 3, 2018

We went on a tour with Joris last October. Not really knowing the full story of Operation Market Garden - we certainly knew it quite well by the end! Joris is not only incredibly knowledgeable, but you won't find anyone more passionate about WW2 history,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dusty v
Reviewed July 28, 2015

Joris is passionate about WWII and what happened during Operation Market Garden. He picked us up at the hotel each day and took us thoughout the region to the major battle sites. He is very knowlegable about the battles and brings them back to life...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 13, 2015

Joris tailored the 3-day tour to our own requirements in advance of our visit and was happy to make recommendations re accommodation. Our travel group was mixed gender and ranged from 20-55 years old. From my own research, I was confident that Joris would have...More

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Date of experience: June 2015
Thank MichaelRoe
Reviewed November 26, 2014

OK, so I have read the books, seen the films, listened to the documentaries. BUT nothing compares to being on the ground and walking the battlefields then being with someone who not only knows the history but brings it life in a way that is...More

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Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed October 29, 2014

What an amazing tour. What Joris doesn't know about the operations in the Netherlands, it is not worth knowing. It was so very cool to stand in the spot where such heroic acts took place and have Joris explain how each operation played out. In...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

My son and I were on a mostly self guided WWI & WWII History Tour of Europe starting in London and ending in Berlin. We had one day to devote to the Market Garden sites and wanted to make the most of it. After careful...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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