The National World War II Museum in New Orleans has created
a trip called "Victory in the Pacific" that will take guests to war
sites such as Pearl Harbor, Guam, the Mariana Islands of Tinian, and Saipan and
Iwo Jima in Japan.
The nine-night luxury trip will be led by World War II
historians Richard Frank and Jonathan Parshall, and a number of the museum's
historians and curators. Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody"
Williams and other Pacific campaign veterans will accompany the group and share
The tour departs on March 16, giving guests the opportunity
to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima on March 24 in
"Victory in the Pacific" includes exclusive access
to several World War II sites, chartered air, drinks during hosted dinners,
gratuities, welcome and farewell receptions and luxury accommodations such as
the five-star Moana Surfrider Hotel Honolulu and the five-star Kensington Hotel
Prices start at $13,999 per person. Guests can save $2,000
per couple and receive free economy air from Los Angeles when they book by Oct.
31. Travel agents earn 10% commission.