University Officer Training Corps

Galina can provide tours to University Officer Training Corps & for 24 years Galina have been helping take groups to battlefields throughout Europe. Click here to see who has travelled with Galina.


Central to a Galina battlefield study is the belief that a commander in the field should be cognisant of Army doctrine, mindful of his duty to his men, appreciative of mission analysis, deductive in relation to combat estimate and, in the absence of comprehensive information and intelligence, exercise interpretive skills to formulate solutions. The study links:

  • historical event
  • preliminary study
  • terrain


To provide a historical case study to enhance the professional military education of all participants. The exercise will be conducted with three constituent phases:
a) Preliminary Study: Galina will supply relevant materials prior to tour departure, providing background information and an overview of the tour.
b) Field Study: Galina will supply maps and battlefield study notes including primary and secondary sources supported by photographs and film.
c) Integration: A plenary session at the tour’s conclusion

Tours via Dover

The tours below can be completed by groups as far north as the M62 corridor. Beyond that it is suggested that groups travel via Hull P&O North Sea Ferries. For groups south and east of the M25 the durations can often often be reduced by one day. Ask for specific details.


Tour Title Duration Photo Gallery Links
Flanders & the Ypres Salient 3 days Ypres
Somme, Arras & Vimy Ridge 3 days Somme Vimy
Cambrai & Hindenburg Line 3 days Cambrai
Ypres, Somme & Vimy Ridge 4 days Ypres Somme Vimy
Dunkirk: Operation Dynamo 3 days Dunkirk
D-Day: Operation Overlord 4 days Normandy
Arnhem: Operation Market Garden 4 days Arnhem

Prices & Further Details

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All tours include a Tour Guide, local pick-up, coach, ferry, B&B accommodation abroad and museum entrance fees as well as battlefield tour notes and maps.  We can also tailor itineraries to suit your requirements.

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To discuss your requirements or ask for a free quotation, contact our office on 01244 340777 or email You can also contact us via our Enquiry Form.

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