We are offering in 2019:
- San Pietro & Cassino
- Lawrence of Arabia's War
- The Battle of the Argonne Forest
The most ferocious battle of the Second World War Italian Campaign raged across a mountainous battlefield 30 miles wide and 10 miles deep. We are planning a wide-ranging and systematic survey of the stone sangars, concrete emplacements, bunkers, pillboxes, fortified buildings, observation posts, cave shelters, deep dugouts, and underground tunnels that remain from the battle. More Information. Recruiting now for first field season in May 2019.
Though our ten-year investigation of the archaeological remains of Lawrence of Arabia’s War is now complete, we are organising battlefield tours centred on our discoveries. We go into the deserts of southern Jordan, Seven Pillars of Wisdom in hand, to see the railway stations, blockhouses, hilltop forts, trenches, breastworks, and abandoned camps of the war between the Ottoman Turks and the Bedouin Arabs that turned T E Lawrence into an international celebrity.
BATTLE OF THE ARGONNE - THE LOST BATTALION
Archaeological survey to locate and record the American Expeditionary Force positions in the Forest of the Meuse- Argonne, France, September 26th to October 8th, 1918.The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, also known as the Battle of the Argonne Forest, was a major part of the final Allied offensive of World War I that stretched along the entire Western Front. It was fought from 26 September 1918 until the Armistice of 11 November 1918, a total of 47 days. The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was the largest in United States military history, involving 1.2 million American soldiers.
Note: Fitness Levels
MHL is determined to give participants the very best and most memorable experiences possible. Our hotels, transport, and meals will always be among the best that local conditions can provide. We recognise that some people will be more adventurous and resilient than others, so we grade each event according to the level of activity and fitness required to enjoy them:
- Level One Events involve long days of about 8 hours' activity. Participants will need to be able to walk five miles or more a day, climb challenging slopes, and occasionally get wet.
- Level Two Events have longer breaks and finish each day by tea time. Some days will require three miles or more walking and some gentle slopes, but evenings will usually be spent indoors, unless there is something exceptional to be seen.
- Level Three Events are for those who do not want to or cannot walk very far. Viewpoints (or 'stands' as we call them) will be as close to vehicle stops as possible and slopes will be minimal.