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 on: October 02, 2019, 05:05:14 PM 
Started by papajoad - Last post by papajoad
14 December 2019, River Battle, St Louis, MO


THIS IS A NON-PUBLIC EVENT - For Reenactors Only.

This will be an ETO event which takes place along the river at Fort Belle Fontaine, St. Louis County Park.

$20 Registration fee, payable at the event which funds this and other events hosted by the 2nd Ranger Bn.

We are planning on providing a meal at this event. Please be there ready to go by 0800

Fort Belle Fontaine

13002 Bellefontaine Road

St. Louis, MO 63138

 on: October 02, 2019, 04:59:46 PM 
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9-12 January 2020, Bastogne Surrounded, Monticello, WI


Winter Immersion 2020: Bastogne Surrounded
Public · Hosted by Robert Blecke and Chris Seitz

Hefty Rd, Monticello, WI 53570, United States

This first-year event is a multi-day, campaigner-style full immersion tactical. This is a 24/7 tactical with round the clock operations. No breaks or stops.

The focus is on surviving - in spite of the weather, the uncertainty, the fatigue, and the enemy. The Allies will begin and remain surrounded, but have the advantage of interior lines. The German forces will have the advantage of setting the tempo of offensive operations. The only victors are those who survive.

All participating units and individuals will be folded into the event chain of command.

 on: October 02, 2019, 04:43:15 PM 
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25-26 October 2019, Assault on the Ruhr, Camp Atterbury IN


Assault on the Ruhr

Camp Atterbury Indiana
October 25,26 2019

Registration fee: $25.00 per person Pre Registered & Pre Paid.

Registered But Paying at the door. 30.00 Cash.

Not Registered will be 40.00 Cash.

Sponsored by Midwest WWII Historical Society

Questions: email mwwwiihs@yahoo.com

Registration fee: $25.00 per person. This includes: barracks costs (opening/closing, heating, water, electricity costs, post manning and event operations costs.

Arrival: You may arrive AFTER 1800 hours (6PM EST), Friday Oct 25th 2019.

Check in at the Registration Building. Have your Photo ID ready.

Unloading in Barracks Area via POV .

Garrison/Barracks: No Cooking inside or outside of the barracks. No Smoking in the barracks or any other buildings!

Roll Call for Historic Battle Recreation: There will be a mandatory roll call for both Allies and Axis, please check with your unit leader for information.

You MUST fall out with your assigned unit. Unit leaders are responsible for informing the Command Posts of their personnel strength via morning “strength reports” to HQ. This information is needed for Post Range Control for safety purposes.

No one will be permitted to deploy to the field until all roll calls And Safety an Authenticity (S & A) are completed.

You Must check in at Registration before Leaving Post!! This is Per Range Control for accountablity purposes.

Weapons Information: There is NO ASP (Ammo Supply Point) You will be responsible for your own blanks. Blank ammunition will be inspected at Safety and Authenticity. No Blanks will be sold on Post.

There Will Be NO TEST FIRING in the Cantonment Area! (Barracks Area) Per Regulations!

No Personal (Concealed Carry) Firearms are allowed on Post. No LIVE AMMUNITION is permitted on post.


Medics: Medics are needed to volunteer for first responders in the field.

Please identify yourself to us as a first responder when you check in.

Vehicles: All Vehicles, Vintage or Modern must meet Indiana state laws, and the laws of their state of ownership with respect to licensing, insurance and registration. All Drivers must have a valid Driver's License. You are not permitted to drive any unlicensed and /or uninsured vehicle on any area / roads at Camp Atterbury.

Park only in designated areas. STAY OFF the grass!

All Re-enactors MUST park in a POV parking lot.

There are designated graveled parking lots for cars and small trucks. NO trailers or large trucks are permitted in the paved lots, nor are campers or trailers.

All trailers must be parked in the designated parking areas.

No track vehicles of any kind are permitted on the Paved roads of Camp Atterbury, other than the tank trail / Gravel Roads. This includes vehicles with rubber tracks. WWII Vehicles will travel to the training areas on a pre-approved route. Civilian Vehicles are not permitted in the training areas. (Per Range Control.)

Conduct: Unit leaders / representatives will be held responsible for the conduct of their registered participants. ALCOHOL is not permitted on post but there are establishments in town a short distance away.

See also: Midwest WWII Historical Society Safety and Authenticity Rules and Safety Regulations.

 on: October 02, 2019, 04:38:38 PM 
Started by papajoad - Last post by papajoad
22-23 November 2019, Havoc in Houfalize, Fort Wayne Detroit MI

Name of event   Havoc in Houfalize

Date of event   Nov 22 23 2019

Sponsor of event  9th SS pz div Hohenstaufen 20 rgt.

Location of event  Historic Fort Wayne Detroit MI

 Cost of event  $5.00

Contact person or organization and e-mail, phone # or web-site   derschar@aol.com

Special features of event   battle and party

A brief but complete description  Annual party and  private Tactical

 Any regulations on Weapons, Vehicles, etc.  bring it on !

Any other related information that will inform others of your event





 on: September 02, 2019, 05:44:57 PM 
Started by papajoad - Last post by papajoad
20-22 September 2019, Cambodian Incursion, Operation Binh Tay I,  Waxahach, TXodian Incursion, Operation Binh Tay I - 1970

Public · Hosted by Brandon Morley and Brian Shajari

Sep 20 at 2 PM – Sep 22 at 12 PM

2439 W Highway 287 Business, Waxahachie, TX 75167

The rough idea I have in mind for this event is the Cambodian Incursion during the "Northern Thrust" into NVA Base area 702 in Operation Binh Tay I in May 1970. 

The goals of the event will be to seek out and destroy ALL cashes of rice, ammunition and any other war materials that might aid the North in their fight for a unified Vietnam under communist rule.

I am attempting to make this as immersive as I possibly can but everyone plays a part in the success or failure of an event and as such I need everyone’s help to pull this off.

You might ask how can I help?  Below are a few ways...

1.) Commit and Register sooner rather than later so event coordinators can organize units and make accommodations as needed that typically take time to implement.
2.) Focus on improving your encampment & impression rather than others... you can’t control what others do but you can what you do.
3.) Be willing to abide by the rules and standards set up by the event coordinators... there is a reason we request what we do.

Let it to be known that participants have options with regard to sleeping arrangements... there will be an encampment area (near the parking lot and registration area) where authenticity standards are not as stringent BUT for those who desire to live out of their “Rucks” and sleep in the field, you must be willing to “Hump” in everything you feel you will need to sustain you while there... NO POV's will be allowed on the field... only period vehicles are authorized for those that desire to bring them.  THERE ARE NO RESTROOM FACILITIES ON SITE... you will need to dig a hole (but if we have enough interest I will look into renting a porta pooper.

Ultimately I want ALL participants to have a fun and fulfilling experience.

If you have any questions please feel free to post here on the event page because I’m pretty sure if you have a question others do as well... BUT if you have a problem or concern please send me a PM.

Thanks everyone for your understanding and cooperation.


 on: September 02, 2019, 10:25:23 AM 
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11-13 October 2019, Battle for San Pietro, Pottsville, PA

Breaching the Mignano Corridor - Battle for San Pietro - 23rd HQST Event

DescriptionWelcome to the registration for Breaching the Mignano Corridor - Battle for San Pietro.On October 11th-13th, 2019 the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops will host a full immersion event in Pottsville, PA. We are very pleased with the arrangement and we hope to make this a fantastic event for all.

If you have any questions or if you are a new unit not listed you will need to contact


Date And Time
Fri, Oct 11, 2019, 2:00 PM –

Sun, Oct 13, 2019, 12:00 PM EDT

1546 Sunbury Rd 17901

Pottsville, PA 17901


 on: September 02, 2019, 10:09:32 AM 
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2-3 May 2020, WWII Heritage Days 2020, Peachtree City, GA

WWII Heritage Days 2020 to celebrate 75th Anniversary of World War II Victory
by masteradmin
The 75th anniversary of the Allied Victory in World War Victory will be commemorated around the world in 2020, and Georgia will be part of it with the 17th annual WWII Heritage Days, May 2-3, 2020, at Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field in Peachtree City. The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing will celebrate the 1940s, salute the Greatest Generation and inspire all ages to preserve the legacy of America’s veterans. World War II veterans will be honored throughout the weekend.

A record crowd exceeding 5,000 attended WWII Heritage Days in 2019 where the CAF Dixie Wing commemorated the 75Th Anniversary of D-Day with paratrooper drops from D-Day C-47 transport planes and an opening ceremony that featured guest speakers from France and Canada.  The US Army Golden Knights parachute team and Maneuver of Excellence Band from Ft. McPherson also participated.

“WWII Heritage Days is an immersion experience,” said Jim Buckley, leader of the all-volunteer CAF Dixie Wing. “The sights and sounds will inspire people of all ages and walks of life to connect with the legacy of The Greatest Generation.”

WWII Heritage Days is the largest World War II-theme event in the state of Georgia, bringing together historic aircraft, dozens of vintage military vehicles, antique cars, educational displays and demonstrations. More than 500 volunteers from a dozen states helped create the 1940s atmosphere, supported by WWII Heritage Days sponsors the Peachtree City Convention & Visitors Bureau and Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field.

The CAF Dixie Wing hosted 78 World War II veterans, the largest gathering in the state of Georgia

On Saturday evening, the romance and glamor of the Big Band Era will return during “Keep ‘em Flying”, a 1940s-theme hangar dance featuring a live 20-piece swing band. The evening is set in the CAF Dixie Wing Warbird Museum, decorated to recreate the ambiance of the period.  The dance has become a regional tradition, selling out each of the last six years.

“The CAF is best known as the largest World War II flying museum in the world,” said Buckley “but our mission is to educate, inspire and honor through flight.” In keeping with the mission, WWII Heritage Days also features vehicles aircraft and vehicles from the Korean War and Viet Nam War.

WWII Heritage Days and Keep ‘em Flying have drawn enthusiasts to Peachtree City from throughout the southeast. Past participating organizations include the Atlanta History Center, Kennesaw State University’s Museum of History & Holocaust Education, Atlanta WWII Round Table, American Rosie the Riveters Association, U.S. Army Signal Corps Museum, Army Aviation Heritage Foundation and military vehicle clubs. Local civic organizations and schools are invited to participate.

Tags: 75th Anniversary of World War II,WWII Heritage Days 2020


 on: September 02, 2019, 10:03:28 AM 
Started by papajoad - Last post by papajoad
12 October 2019, Annual Vintage Military Vehicle Show, Little Rock AR

Annual Vintage Military Vehicle Show
Public · Hosted by MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History and MacArthur Park in Downtown Little Rock

Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 9 AM – 1 PM

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History


Join us for the annual vintage military vehicle show on the museum’s front lawn, featuring Jeeps and other vehicles from members of the Arkansas Military Vehicle Preservation Association and the West Tennessee Military Vehicle Collectors Club. Refreshments provided by Woodmen Life and Blue Bell Ice Cream.

Admission is free!


 on: September 02, 2019, 09:55:41 AM 
Started by papajoad - Last post by papajoad
A new road has been cut through the woods above the Lake, a new supply dump and a large bunker have been finished on the end of the dam. 

 on: September 02, 2019, 09:53:35 AM 
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5 October 2019, Re-enactors Garage Sale, Ballwin, MO

Re-enactors Garage Sale
Public · Hosted by First Special Service Force 6th CO 3rd REG, Living History Group

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 8 AM – 1 PM

15903 Forest Valley Dr, Ballwin, MO 63021-6063, United States

Hosted by First Special Service Force 6th CO 3rd REG, Living History Group

Re-enactors and several collectors  of Militaria are liquidating their collections, WW I - modern times.  Cash sales only, no previews no prices listed till day of sale!


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