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by TacAide
Thu Aug 20, 2009 9:09 am
Forum: Your Reenactment Group
Topic: New Heer Group
Replies: 41
Views: 11978

Re: New Heer Group

Panzerrob wrote:
TacAide wrote:Nice photos, have the group made an appearence at a 'public' event yet?
Not as yet, but hoping too in 2010 :D
Well, best of luck!
by TacAide
Wed Aug 19, 2009 11:35 pm
Forum: Your Reenactment Group
Topic: New Heer Group
Replies: 41
Views: 11978

Re: New Heer Group

Nice photos, have the group made an appearence at a 'public' event yet?
by TacAide
Wed Aug 19, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: Anything WWII!
Topic: WAR IN THE REAR Part 2 - The Rise of the Partisan Front
Replies: 2
Views: 9592

WAR IN THE REAR Part 2 - The Rise of the Partisan Front

The first article on aspects of the Axis forces war against Soviet partisans looked at the plans and preparations made by OKW to secure the rear areas in the early phase of Operation Barbarossa and later as the front moved eastwards. This article, the second of three, will look at the German respon...
by TacAide
Thu Aug 13, 2009 3:28 pm
Forum: Anything WWII!
Topic: Participation - looking for opinions
Replies: 21
Views: 5370

Re: Participation - looking for opinions

On the issue of members participation or, to put it another way, doing the work at events etc., there is a principle that has yet to disproven in any substantive way. Its known as Pareto's Principle or the 80/20 Rule. Although it was a guy named Juran, working in the US in the 1930s and 40s who actu...
by TacAide
Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: Anything WWII!
Topic: War in the Rear – The war against Soviet Partians 1941-1944
Replies: 0
Views: 1656

War in the Rear – The war against Soviet Partians 1941-1944

Foreword Writing on any aspect of a particular state-sponsored counterinsurgency operation is fraught with difficulties in evaluating and drawing conclusions on the value or effectiveness of the actions. This is particularly true of German counterinsurgency operations from Late 1941 to Mid 1944, mo...
by TacAide
Mon Aug 10, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: Units - history and information
Topic: Ice and Snow - Blue Division at Krasny Bor
Replies: 4
Views: 5077

Re: Ice and Snow - Blue Division at Krasny Bor

The remains of the Flemish Legion fought there from the 20th till the 28th march 1943 where they recaptured the old positions of the Spanish div. Manny where killed there and it was the end of the Flemish legion: When they where relieved the higest in rank of the 1. Kompagnie made the report to the...
by TacAide
Sun Aug 09, 2009 11:46 pm
Forum: Units - history and information
Topic: Ice and Snow - Blue Division at Krasny Bor
Replies: 4
Views: 5077

Re: Ice and Snow - Blue Division at Krasny Bor

That was a good read sir that Antonio Ponte Anido was one brave soldier did he get a german award ? I cannot find any other decorations in the Divisional records but I expect he may have. The award citation, loosely translated reads: On the 17 of February of 1944, General Asensio, minister of the A...
by TacAide
Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:47 pm
Forum: Units - history and information
Topic: Ice and Snow - Blue Division at Krasny Bor
Replies: 4
Views: 5077

Ice and Snow - Blue Division at Krasny Bor

The photographs included in this article are part of a significant collection belonging to the Spanish Charitable Organisation Division Azul Foundation which commemorates and supports veterans of the 250th Division Espanola de Voluntarios They were originally in b/white but have been digitally rema...
by TacAide
Sat Aug 08, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: Third Reich Foreign volunteers
Topic: Azul Division THE SPANISH 'BLUE SQUADRON'
Replies: 8
Views: 13372

Re: Azul Division THE SPANISH 'BLUE SQUADRON'

Very intresting information ! Where is the memorial located ? Jan Sorry for the delay in replying, trying to enjoy what’s left of the summer! This commemorative plaque in honour of the 5,000 fallen Spanish was erected on 3rd of October in 1993. It is located in the city of Ulrichsberg in Austria. E...
by TacAide
Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: Third Reich Foreign volunteers
Topic: Azul Division THE SPANISH 'BLUE SQUADRON'
Replies: 8
Views: 13372

Azul Division THE SPANISH 'BLUE SQUADRON'

Some individual Spaniards decided to fight on of their own accord after the "official" withdrawl of the Azul Dv - they were formed into the "Unit Ezquerra" of the Waffen-SS. Ade Ade the unit took its name from Miguel Ezquerra a SS-Hauptsturmführer ,Sorry if you knew this already :oops: Hi Franz, Ho...
by TacAide
Sat Aug 01, 2009 10:14 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: Beltring pics
Replies: 68
Views: 11597

Re: Beltring pics

'BELTERS', PROBABLY THE BEST RE-ENACTMENT EVENT IN THE WORLD!

Really, really impressive stuff.
by TacAide
Thu Jul 02, 2009 9:00 am
Forum: Fallschirmjaeger
Topic: Tuchrock!
Replies: 5
Views: 1783

Re: Tuchrock!

dagda wrote:Im looking to get a Tuchrock for a bit of walking type thing!......
Jeeez, Dag, you're goin' all techno (must be the new stripes and the lovely new Pathfinder staff tent).

Ehhh...would that be like Brightonrock, or Brayrock or ........? :wink:
by TacAide
Tue Jun 23, 2009 7:27 pm
Forum: European reenactment and events
Topic: SALUTE SHOW
Replies: 6
Views: 3881

Re: SALUTE SHOW

Joe, Congrats to all concerned, on all fronts! Looks like this will be another great event on the reenactment calendar here. Just the right location to end the campaigning season ahead of the winter!

Tony
by TacAide
Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:05 am
Forum: Fallschirmjaeger
Topic: New Brown Based Splinter B smocks from Barry Lyndon
Replies: 92
Views: 19950

Re: New Brown Based Splinter B smocks from Barry Lyndon

dagda wrote:.... I just ordered a smock myself!
Another one, Mike, that makes eight at the last count........are you involved in some secret circle of smockfetishism? :shock: Actually why not bring them all along to Cork will make a great FJ display even greater! :wink:

Tony
by TacAide
Fri Jun 19, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: Uniforms and Insignia
Topic: Questions about Pirschens HBT
Replies: 15
Views: 3181

Re: Questions about Pirschens HBT

I also bought one a few months ago on their ebay auction site and have worn it at four shows so far. I found the jacket fitted well and was nice and light during the warm weather under the smock and other equipment. My reasons for buying from that source were: Could I afford it - Yes, total cost inc...

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