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by Pete Skillman
Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38302

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

Hi Mel,Thanks for the post..... Never met you before but judging by your lingo you are ex services....or you read books on it. Pip Pk ... The Axis scenario directors, Manny/Darren have been using pip pk for the last 5 /6 yrs and know their area of ops very well... The key is Com's and maps as you sa...
by Pete Skillman
Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:51 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38302

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

SBG guys, You have a Private event at Mereworth in Feb..did not realise...sorry about that.. Now we're past Christmas can those of you wanting to come... from the invited groups please start to get the disclaimers and site fees into me?...Manny as Axis CO will need time and an idea of what he has in...
by Pete Skillman
Sat Dec 24, 2011 10:03 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38302

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

Sleeping on foxs holes? nice, will be sure to come 8) well mate IN fox holes would be better?.....Private tacticals are not for everyone, thats for sure....you get out.. what you put in... I have invited SBG via Glen but had no interest,,,,, so there you go. :? Some like to do shows only,Standing a...
by Pete Skillman
Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:36 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38302

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

"we certainly enjoy the foxholes, cold, wet and anything else that comes our way"....That statemkent alone means your already ahead of the game mate.
In have PM'd you as well.
Jon Oxlade is sec5 weaps ...so contact him ....
Pete
by Pete Skillman
Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38302

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

There SHOULD.... :? ....famous last words.... be a skip there...Ill bring along plenty of rubbish bags for each unit to use..., in the past people have bought wood ammo boxes and cardboard 9mm boxes off Oxlade, taken it into the field, loaded up and chucked th 9mm WHITE boxes on the turf....if your ...
by Pete Skillman
Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:38 am
Forum: Your Reenactment Group
Topic: Das Reich
Replies: 95
Views: 70682

Re: Das Reich

Hi Guys, Manny Trainor has informed me that you guys are interested in coming to Pip PK in April 2012. Great..
Any querries let me know..Think you guys came a few years ago, cant remember, too many events involving green.
Pete
by Pete Skillman
Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: your museum recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 2816

Re: your museum recommendations

AND he has still more hidden away ...E5 to get in...BARGAIN...and they still sell Diekirch beer in Diekirch :D !..
There was talk many moons ago about doing something pover there, LHA did a river crossing and we have done two night viduals organised by the curator Roland Gaul up on the border.
by Pete Skillman
Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38302

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

Map below shows two entances for the Pip Pk Tactical next April, Axis go to the usual place where Oxlade USED to be located at HUT D and where the cars are normally parked. The Allied participants need to LEFT at the lights at wych Cross into COLEMANS HATCH ROAD,......AT "THE HATCH INN" turn right o...
by Pete Skillman
Sat Nov 26, 2011 10:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: your museum recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 2816

Re: your museum recommendations

erikbozwo2 wrote:http://www.baugnez44.be/

In my opinion the best Museum in the ardennes.

Erik, You been to the Diekirch museum (Diekirch brewery at the time), 352nd HQ during the Offensive...would take a lot to beat that museum...4 floors of it.... in actual setting?..
by Pete Skillman
Sat Nov 26, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: Uniforms and Insignia
Topic: FOR PEOPLE STARTING OUT AND THOSE WISHING TO DO IT RIGHT
Replies: 33
Views: 46535

Re: FOR PEOPLE STARTING OUT AND THOSE WISHING TO DO IT RIGHT

AND ....to learn after you've thrown yourself to the ground, returned fire, got up.....
To check behind you as most of your kit will be on the ground you werefiring from and hanging around your knees once your up.. :? .
by Pete Skillman
Sat Nov 26, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: Show us you!
Replies: 3415
Views: 520157

Re: Show us you!

Oli - Narva Front (Beltring 2011) Oli Trench a.jpg Me - looking older than when I started out 13 years ago................Beltring 2011, depicting my Opa in Inf Bat 561 zbV Kube Crop a.jpg Rodney....'ole boy Stop posing........Get your arse into gear and down to Pip Pk next April ...you Vet..... yo...
by Pete Skillman
Tue Nov 01, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Nov 5/6 Spanby winter battle - Bastogne/Foy forest
Replies: 55
Views: 16902

Re: Nov 5/6 Spanby winter battle - Bastogne/Foy forest

Chris, I dont think M42s in an Ardennes/Rhineland event would tooo good mate. :shock: "indeed I believe the 505 or 507 PIR were in M42's at this late stage after Market Garden" :? "The 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions had recently disengaged from operations in Holland and were training and refittin...
by Pete Skillman
Fri Oct 28, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38302

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

Mike it will be Fallbones City!. :o Because we are attempting to keep the two opposing forces seperate I have had to find a way of getting/Handing back the GBS to Oxlade without us encrouching into Axis or Allied areas...= difficult. :| Best thing I can come up with is relocating John O... to HUT A ...
by Pete Skillman
Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:34 am
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38302

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

How many years have you been comming to Pip Pk :roll: .. The River Eder... Pre used area WEST AND SOUTH OF THE RIVER..Dreieckwald/Ostwald New land area EAST AND NORTH of the river......Gruner weg/Die Wepper Brucke The weaps issue times are for the event... Sat 06.00hrs and returns after 21.00hrs whi...
by Pete Skillman
Sun Oct 09, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: UK reenactment and events
Topic: Pippingford Park Tactical 2012 ....21st/22nd APRIL
Replies: 183
Views: 38302

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

http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss188/Heraldmessenger/Pip%20Pk%202011%20Spring%201945/FRITZLER1945.jpg As thing/Ideas and plans change BUT at the moment this map is what next years Pip Pk event will be based on... FRITZLER is an actual place that in mention in 2nd RANGER battle reports.... KUNST...

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