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by Pete Skillman
Tue Oct 27, 2015 6:44 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: PIP PK PRIVATE TACTICAL BATTLE 16th 17th April 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 13338

Re: PIP PK PRIVATE TACTICAL BATTLE 16th 17th April 2016

James Mumford has a small number of arms for hire for Pippingford Park .. jamesmumford231@btinterent.com 4 x 7.62 K98's @ £45 with 100 rounds of ammo or £20 for just rifle 5 x No4 @ £50 with 100 rounds of ammo or £25 for just rifle I Have a Nagant as well @ £50 with 80rds of ammo Ammo: .303 short HX...
by Pete Skillman
Sat Oct 24, 2015 12:26 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: PIP PK PRIVATE TACTICAL BATTLE 16th 17th April 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 13338

PIP PK PRIVATE TACTICAL BATTLE 16th 17th April 2016

PIP PK 2016 booking dates 16th 17th April ... a Brit Inf /Brit Airborne /German NO SECTION 5 will be attending at the moment...so the action will carry on to 23.00hrs and staying out in positions etc..dug in. Enfield N04 and K98s owners etc.. let me know if your interested... pskillman@fsmail.net . ...
by Pete Skillman
Sat Jan 03, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: BIG EVENT IN FRANCE 2014?
Replies: 13
Views: 16670

Re: BIG EVENT IN FRANCE 2014?

Pics of the 10 day tactical column event http://www.2ndarmoredineurope.co.uk/the-pursuit-2014/4586492626 Just starting to wind up the machine for a mid to late July 2016 tour of similar kind probably of a 10 day length..armored cars/M8s.. STUGs etc.. and to be about and below the St Lo region..invol...
by Pete Skillman
Sat Jan 03, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: PIP PK PRIVATE BATTLE 28TH 29TH MARCH 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 5842

PIP PK PRIVATE BATTLE 28TH 29TH MARCH 2015

Date of even; 28th and 29th MARCH 2015 NAME OF EVENT; "Battle for the Po River Valley" Armourer; John Oxlade HireandFire@hotmail.co.uk VENUE ; Pippingford Park Estate East Sussex (A22) Operation ; Italy Spring 1945 The Allied Advance into the Po Valley Division ; 2nd Battalion of 349th infantry regt...
by Pete Skillman
Sat Jan 03, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: European reenactment and events
Topic: December 12th to 14th St Vith Ardennes.
Replies: 1
Views: 8135

December 12th to 14th St Vith Ardennes.

Early December I traveled over to the Belgium Ardennes with three other UK guys... to take part in a private tactical/battle that was held on an actual site of conflict evidenced by me finding a clip of 30.06 armour piercing rounds..!.The standard of reenactors was top...no shot calling..plenty good...
by Pete Skillman
Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: BIG EVENT IN FRANCE 2014?
Replies: 13
Views: 16670

Re: BIG EVENT IN FRANCE 2014?

So we accomplished the tour with no mishaps. 141 participants from all over the world came together for 10 days living the dream. I&R platoon with recon element and 8 Half tracks of the 41st Armored infantry. even had the ARC Clubmobile show up after 3 days. Ambush's Pyro Town battles Night patrols ...
by Pete Skillman
Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: BIG EVENT IN FRANCE 2014?
Replies: 13
Views: 16670

Re: BIG EVENT IN FRANCE 2014?

31st JANUARY 2014 is the deadline to book any weapon Axis/Allied for the BREAKOUT tour over 100 have been booked s far...if your going and have a K98/Springer you will need an European FAC to get into EU and Back to UK..The licenses are free!...which is amazing in this day and age!..Anyone intereste...
by Pete Skillman
Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:04 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: BIG EVENT IN FRANCE 2014?
Replies: 13
Views: 16670

Re: BIG EVENT IN FRANCE 2014?

The Battle Plan as of today stands as : START Montdidier Overnight operations, airfield close by then cross country to Bray via LIHONS overnight operations, Axis forces needed.. CAPPY overnight operations,Axis forces needed... BRAY SUR SOMME memorial ceremony, US and German positions open to public ...
by Pete Skillman
Sun Oct 27, 2013 8:11 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: PIP PK April 2014 Italian front tactical '44/ PO VALLEY
Replies: 1
Views: 5451

PIP PK April 2014 Italian front tactical '44/ PO VALLEY

Date of event ; 26th/27th April 2014 NAME OF EVENT; "OPERATION CRAFTSMAN" Armourer; John Oxlade HireandFire@hotmail.co.uk VENUE ; Pippingford Park Estate East Sussex (A22) Operation ; Italy April 1944 The Allied Advance into the Po Valley Division ; 2nd Battalion of 349th infantry regt,(The Kraut Ki...
by Pete Skillman
Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:40 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Operation Teaboy Private Battle February.
Replies: 52
Views: 37036

Re: Operation Teaboy Private Battle February.

Soundsd like a chance to get the FJR kit outfor a change and dusted down...Dave, Who is Sec 5 man for your Tac?.
Regards Pete
by Pete Skillman
Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:56 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: BIG EVENT IN FRANCE 2014?
Replies: 13
Views: 16670

Re: BIG EVENT IN FRANCE 2014?

Hi. I have to post this info to stop anyone getting excited over something that is still NOT set in stone and are not invited on. This 2nd Armored 10 day trip is invite only...thats Yanks/French/Belgie/Cloggies/Czechs/Poles etc... and Brits..those who get invited are either long term members ('95) t...
by Pete Skillman
Sun Sep 22, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: private battles
Replies: 19
Views: 17155

Re: private battles

Well they can try and put on a longmire in April same weekend as Pip but I would ask them to explain why?... Mereworth is a cracking site Ive used since 80s...plenty of scope for a fluid scenario or digging in....but I prefe to use Pip pk as it has all what ypou need in a site bridges old and modern...
by Pete Skillman
Sat Sep 21, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: private battles
Replies: 19
Views: 17155

Re: private battles

PIP cancelled because is clashing with Longmoor and Longmoor battle cancelled due to army training No more Spanby forest for some painful reason ! Yes of course is getting better and better every year :!: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :roll: Pip...
by Pete Skillman
Sat Sep 21, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Private Battles
Replies: 14
Views: 12811

Italy Spring 1944 /26th 27th April INVITE ONLY EVENT

Info on next years Pip Pk...decided to go for Italian themed event... Date of event ; 26th/27th April 2014 NAME OF EVENT; "OPERATION CRAFTSMAN" Armourer; John Oxlade HireandFire@hotmail.co.uk VENUE ; Pippingford Park Estate East Sussex (A22) Operation ; Italy April 1944 The Allied Advance into the P...
by Pete Skillman
Wed Sep 11, 2013 7:39 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Private Battles
Replies: 14
Views: 12811

Re: Private Battles

Pip Pk in April is still on.. Italy 44...Winter line..
All allied units in M41 Field jackets wool trousers and M43 combat boots...M28 packs..

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