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by Pete Skillman
Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38259

Re: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL

Hi , Yes I see what you mean..the beauty of a late war scenario is that forces are being scraped together from smashed/depleted ...units.. GD Fusiliers + Das Heer + Der Windund (Holland) = Pretty powerful uniformed force with enough strength in numbers to hold an area allotted...same as FJR2,6 and I...
by Pete Skillman
Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:28 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38259

Re: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL

Kit list.. :o ww2...spring '45.....best reenacting groups in UK/Europe invited....why do you need a kit list?.. you guys know your hobby/drills etc...do you really need me to put a kit list up...I will if you want it..?. Kinda thought its self explanitory...late war look....German troops wearing mis...
by Pete Skillman
Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Calling Paul Carrick
Replies: 3
Views: 1844

Re: Calling Paul Carrick

Try a Farcebook search?
by Pete Skillman
Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:04 am
Forum: Your Reenactment Group
Topic: FJR Hubner
Replies: 2
Views: 2643

Re: FJR Hubner

Hi all,
Would you guys be interested in coming to Pip Pk?...
The UK FJR2 and FJR 6 GDC plus the FJR 6 from Ireland are on boarrd and will mean nearly 30 FJR in the field...should look pretty "Oar sum" as the Yanks say?..
Pete
by Pete Skillman
Tue Mar 06, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38259

Re: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL

There is always one clever MF!. :roll:

Why would a handle by left on them to aid the allied troops to move em, cut off mate, that's what the pliers were for... :twisted:
by Pete Skillman
Wed Feb 08, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: For sale
Topic: Lots of kit - cheap prices ........ EDITED Fri 27th july
Replies: 65
Views: 13673

Re: ex film stock - cheap prices - clear out - NEW ITEMS ADD

FJR...Y straps turned up tute suite...good thick leather, easily last longer than me :? .
Pete
by Pete Skillman
Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:02 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Ranks and Names
Replies: 6
Views: 3540

Re: Pippingford Park Ranks and Names

Hi Earle, I think that I did invite them over as they know the Dutch lads Der Windhund but got no response...but still the EU brothers are really ramping up their game and taking the lead in reenacting terms...have a word with your member?.. We have troops coming from Ireland/Holland/Belgium and now...
by Pete Skillman
Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical April 2012 - Propagandakompanie
Replies: 13
Views: 5666

Re: Pippingford Park Tactical April 2012 - Propagandakompani

Black Bread...?! And what will the Amis be eating i wonder.... 8) :wink: I believe Nick of the US Field Kitchen ...formerly known as "Charlie Chow" until last Kelmarsh :oops: is looking at Salmon on Couscous,Egg Plant, Suite Potatoes washed with Chablis...followed by Profiteroles and fresh Creme Br...
by Pete Skillman
Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:51 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical April 2012 - Propagandakompanie
Replies: 13
Views: 5666

Re: Pippingford Park Tactical April 2012 - Propagandakompani

Lidl do a German Black Rye Bread...for you 'ard core Axis troops!..
by Pete Skillman
Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Record Luger 8mm blank
Replies: 12
Views: 5420

Re: Record Luger 8mm blank

3 yrs too late BUT... 8mm rounds were made by two companies, FIOCHI Italy and a German company (Bruni?) I cant remember because if you used their rounds in your Italian blank firing pig metal gun it would blow it up..!!..so all was well using Fiochi 8mm brass...THEN some bright spark decided to star...
by Pete Skillman
Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Ranks and Names
Replies: 6
Views: 3540

Re: Pippingford Park Ranks and Names

http://www.fjr2.be/Pagina%201%20-%20Beginpagina.htm

This is an excellent site, (best I think I have come across?... ) and has some pages on German phrases and English translation..
by Pete Skillman
Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Ranks and Names
Replies: 6
Views: 3540

Re: Pippingford Park Ranks and Names

And spell Year correctly :oops: ... Good post Manny, why not push for that little bit more in realism?..There now are 4 German dressed photographers that will be going about the business of reassuring the German folk at home that the Reich IS indeed still sweeping the battle field clear of German fo...
by Pete Skillman
Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:19 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38259

Re: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL

GraemeMac wrote:I spied that N44 were jesting about taking a boat or two for river crossing...



Anyone up for a zelt raft? :P
There will inded be a river crossing the river runs along two flanks top to bottome and across so plenty of choices!......but by who and where ......? 8)
by Pete Skillman
Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical April 2012 - Propagandakompanie
Replies: 13
Views: 5666

Re: Pippingford Park Tactical April 2012 - Propagandakompani

http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss188/Heraldmessenger/Czech%20Trip%204%20Armored/AxisTroops1.jpg pics would look great!...I prefere the rushed pic...bit blurry...these were taken on a 1950s camera...too modern are too sharp..in the field http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss188/Heraldmessenger/C...
by Pete Skillman
Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38259

Re: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL

Hi Robin, I have had others asking different questions so instead of multi emailing same answers I have trawled past posting copied/pasted and added & set out below... Pippingford Park Private Tactical Allied Attack on Town of Fritzler.... April 1945 This should be an excellent WW2 tactical reenactm...

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