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8-10 June 2018, Normandy Invasion Tactical, Neoga, IL

Event: Normandy Invasion � Airborne & Infantry Operations

DATE: June 8-10  2018
Friday June 8
�   11:00am-10:00pm reenactor check in
�   6:00pm German vehicle convoy to site
�   Allied airborne check in, if wanting to participate in predawn airborne drop
Saturday June 9
�   4:00am Predawn simulated airborne drop
�   8:00am registration closes
�   Safety and Authenticity prior to field deployment
�   9:00am scenario begins
�   Battles run from 9:00am-4:00pm with small tactical breaks
�   Possible night patrols if anyone wishes to participate
Sunday June 10
�   Possible morning battles
�   Clean up
�   5:00pm event closes

Location:  Neoga, Illinois Area.  Rolling farm ground with low area and thick vegetation with hedgerows.  One major water way with small feeder streams.  River could be impassable after heavy rainfall.  Bridges with well-maintained hard roads, as well as field roads

Contact: Jeff Cornell overall event coordinator. jeffreytoddcornell @gmail.com

Airborne Ops & Line of Departure Crossing time: TBD
Airborne Units are encouraged to show up Friday evening if they wish to take part in the predawn drop.

All Unit Leaders and Command Staff:  Will check in prior to taking the field.  Units will then be directed to an assembly area for further instructions.

Medical Support:  On site/ on call

Safety Briefing and Inspection: Prior to Field Deployment

Operations Briefing:  All unit leaders or their representative will be required to attend this meeting prior to conducting Airborne Operations of Infantry Operations.

More information will be forthcoming on this event.

Directions to Registration:

 From Chicago, take I-57 south to exit 177 (Neoga exit). You then turn right on Rt-45. Follow 45 south through Neoga. You will then cross a railroad spur on the south side of town. The road is roughly 2 � miles from there. At the battle sign you will turn right, cross a set of rail road tracks and head 3/12 miles west to site.

From Indiana, head west on I-70. You will get off at Sigel exit (exit 162). Turn right onto Rt-45 and head north going through Sigel. The road to turn left off of 45 is the next left after the power plant. Go across RR tracks and head 3 � miles west to site.

From St. Louis and Missouri area, take I-70 east until you get to exit 162. Turn right onto Rt-45 and head north going through Sigel. The road to the site is on the left after power plant. Cross RR tracks and head 3 � miles west to site.

Pre-Registration Form
�Normandie June 1944�
To be held South/West of Neoga, IL
June 8-10, 2018

Name: ______________________________

Unit: ______________________________

Organization/Society: ______________________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________

Phone Number: _______________________

Emergency Contact: _____________________

Event Fee: $20
Please mail filled out copy of pre-registration form by 06/05/18

Jeff Cornell
3251 E 500 North Rd.
Neoga, IL 62447



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