Cunard Line Announces Special Transatlantic Sailing Honoring World War II Veterans

By The Cruise Web, Inc.

Cunard Line will be partnering with the Greatest Generations Foundation to honor the service of World War II veterans during the July 20, 2018 transatlantic sailing on Queen Mary 2.

Guests on this 7-night voyage will have the opportunity to meet several WWII veterans and hear their first-hand stories about fighting in the war. The veterans will participate in discussions and Q&As about their experiences and give a personal look into the human elements of war.

“Last year our guests were spellbound by the veterans’ moving personal accounts of their wartime service, resulting in standing ovations every day,” said Josh Leibowitz, senior vice president, Cunard North America. “Cunard prides itself on offering one-of-a-kind, world class entertainment and enrichment programs, and we are honored to welcome back The Greatest Generations Foundation on the July 20th Transatlantic Crossing.”

Cunard's Queen Mary 2 will host the special transatlantic sailings honoring World War 2 veterans.

A few of the World War II veterans scheduled include:

Steve Melnikoff: Steve earned three Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts for his service in the 1st Battalion, 175th Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division, and experienced the horrors of Normandy first hand.

Michael Ganitch: Michael served as a Senior Chief Quartermaster in the United States Navy and witnessed Pearl Harbor.

John Foy: John served in the 87th Infantry Division and served as a front-line machine gunner in the Battle of Northern France and the Battle of the Bulge.

Peter DuPre: Peter served as a medic at the 114th General Hospital unit in Kidderminster, England. He treated wounded servicemen from all over Europe.

Some scheduled discussion topics include:

D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy, 1944

The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge, 1944

I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941

Miracle at Midway, 1942

 For more information about the World War II veteran specialty sailing with Cunard Line, and to book your stateroom, please call The Cruise Web today at 1-800-377-9383 to speak with a luxury cruise consultant.

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