Tour in the footsteps of DDay Dodgers!

The British Soldiers fighting in Italy were called D-Day Dodgers because public perception in Englad was  that the war in Italy was a cake walk and that the war in France was the tough front. Lady Astor, the first woman to sit as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons, supposedly called the men in Italy D-Day Dodgers because they were avoiding the “real war.” A song called “The Ballad of the D-Day Dodgers” was composed as a response to Lady Astor’s remarks. This song is given in the comic in the final section as the corpses of the men readers have grown attached to are shown.

Memorial Tour to Anzio Beachhead!

The tour of the British Sector starts from the Port of Anzio and then we will visit the area known as "Peter Beach", where the British began their invasion of Anzio, pay respect to the Fallen at the Commonwealth Military Cemeteries, where messages and epitaphs bear testament to the lives lost during the battle of Anzio. We will head North to visit possibly Tor Caldara where there are still in place fox-holes dug by the British Soldiers after the landing and then we will move towards the wadis area where many soldiers lost their lives then  Aprilia known as "The Factory" to finish our tour in the centre of the reconstructed town. The itineray can be customized according to your interests and timeframe,  please contact us for cost and detailed itinerary.


  • The Port of Anzio and Peter Beach
  • Anzio beach head cemeteries
  • The wadis and the memorials
  • Eric Fletcher Waters and the British missing in action
  • The Flyover and  Aprilia "Factory"
  • Custom WWII Itinerary & research.

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