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by Rosselsprung
Sat Jul 20, 2013 12:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PC...oooh, no Germans please!
Replies: 2
Views: 2118

PC...oooh, no Germans please!

A recent show in the fair County of Cork,Ireland, at the last minute after all the prep work and logistics had been done and dusted, gave notice that the presence of German re enactors would possibly be considered offensive by people so cancelled the participation. The portrayal of garrison troops i...
by Rosselsprung
Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New "Overlord" Museum, Omaha
Replies: 2
Views: 1738

New "Overlord" Museum, Omaha

Pleasant and unexpected surprise during D Day week in Normandy, the new Overlord museum has a fantastic section on German vehicles, lifesize diorama settings everything you could ask for and more. among the exhibits are a recreation of the famous laneway in Rots with the HJ MG team, , a FAMO, recrea...
by Rosselsprung
Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fallschirmjager over Holland 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 6752

Re: Fallschirmjager over Holland 2013

Well done lads, did a course from the anti a number of years ago, loved the experience but not the ground rush and fast landings!at the time Peter Gross in Texel was chief round chute packmaster, arrived in Holland uninvited in 1940 i believe but ended up living there..told us some great stories. ho...
by Rosselsprung
Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:34 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Posting a deactivated rifle
Replies: 7
Views: 3423

Re: Posting a deactivated rifle

The south of Ireland has been a REPUBLIC since the 40s and is no longer linked to the commonwealth. the term free state is usually used by those casting a slur on the legitimacy of our independent state hard fought,hard won and Maintained. off topic yes but as a citizen of the Republic of Ireland I ...
by Rosselsprung
Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: "My way" korean war movie - Wehrmacht ost battalion
Replies: 3
Views: 2124

"My way" korean war movie - Wehrmacht ost battalion

Was perusing the dvd shelf of the local tesco when i chanced upon a dvd with two distinctly oriental lads in wehrmacht uniform..a few reviews later and i decided to pick it up to see how a korean film maker would fare bringing a lesser known aspect of ww2 to life..story inspired by photo of an orien...
by Rosselsprung
Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SS Armour / inf battle re enactment on Irish TV show..
Replies: 5
Views: 2247

Re: SS Armour / inf battle re enactment on Irish TV show..

RTE player on the RTE website may have the series of O gormans ireland..
by Rosselsprung
Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SS Armour / inf battle re enactment on Irish TV show..
Replies: 5
Views: 2247

SS Armour / inf battle re enactment on Irish TV show..

Nice to see Waffen SS and FJ infantry storming into the attack with mortars,light vehicles and Aufklarungsgruppe meyer providing the armoured element on RTE TV tonight..good work lads.
by Rosselsprung
Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: European reenactment and events
Topic: Salute show
Replies: 4
Views: 6741

Re: Salute show

awarded retrospectively in the thirties/forties i am told before the commemorative medal was struck and issued. So not worn during the revolutionary period.sin sin as they say, "well thats that then".
by Rosselsprung
Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: European reenactment and events
Topic: Salute show
Replies: 4
Views: 6741

Re: Salute show

Was the 1916 armband a war of independence issue to volunteers or a post war of ind emblem? any pics from salute..maith agat!
by Rosselsprung
Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gerhard Reinhold Kaeppner FJR6 Vet
Replies: 22
Views: 23741

Re: Gerhard Reinhold Kaeppner FJR6 Vet

I met Gerhard at Beltring a few years ago, had a a great conversation with him, signed a book on the FJ too!came away with a great impression of the man, enduring the heat of high summer in uniform and kit and patiently and cheerfully taking time to talk parachuting. What a man.
by Rosselsprung
Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: European reenactment and events
Topic: Duncannon Fort Show 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 17646

Re: Duncannon Fort Show 2011

Easilythe best Duncannon to date! Well done all. And a most enjoyable WW2 battle. following an advance to contact recce forward by a three bike aufklarung element to locate the allied airborne drops, BGS, Fallschirmjaeger and the 222 of AK Meyer blitzkrieged their way forward in a combined arms atta...
by Rosselsprung
Thu Oct 07, 2010 11:06 am
Forum: European reenactment and events
Topic: BGS WEEKEND BATTLE
Replies: 11
Views: 12896

Re: BGS WEEKEND BATTLE

nice to see 3 combinations in action, beats seeing them just parked up as static displays at shows, being utilised in their 'proper' environment ..more of the same please gents, keep the good name of serious German re enactment in Ireland alive. I heard second hand a remark made recently that KGS ma...
by Rosselsprung
Tue Sep 28, 2010 10:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Eileen Nearne
Replies: 10
Views: 2526

Re: Eileen Nearne

Well, we're all in agreement about one thing, a brave woman indeed. RIP.
by Rosselsprung
Wed Sep 22, 2010 8:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Eileen Nearne
Replies: 10
Views: 2526

Re: Eileen Nearne

just someone who thought the second poem was more appropriate than the first, as did others!and having seen the handiwork of mr1945 before its nice to put him straight once in a while.
Rosselsprung.
by Rosselsprung
Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Eileen Nearne
Replies: 10
Views: 2526

Re: Eileen Nearne

Thanks Tyschen, that seems more fitting, remembered that poem but not the author.
thats the one!
Rosselsprung

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