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BATTLE OF THE BULGE
Loc: Camp Clark, Nevada, MO
Dates: 1/17/14 – 1/19/14
Event Times: 0830 Saturday, 1/18/14 to 1630 Saturday, 1/18/14
Registration Times: 1/17/14 - 1400 to 2300; 1/18/14 – 0600 to 0800
Pre-Registration: Required on website: http://www.137thinfantry.org
Contact: Dave Hruska
Authenticity Notes: WW II HRS rules apply, period is Dec 44 – Jan 45, ETO.
Prohibited Vehicles/Items: No Vehicles allowed
Restrictions on Minors: WW II HRS rules
Other restrictions: No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs on Camp Clark
Sponsoring Unit(s): G Company, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division and the 38th Jäger Regiment
OSTFRONT II @BLASTCAMP
Loc: Blastcamp, Hobart, IN.
Date: Saturday, January 25th, 2014
Event Times: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Registration Times: 7:30am to 9:45am
Fee: $15 if pre-registered, $20 at the gate
Contact: Doug Loge email@example.com
Authenticity Notes: HRS rules apply
Prohibited Vehicles/Items: No Vehicles
Restrictions on Minors: HRS rules apply
Other restrictions: Open to ostfont Allied registration only
Sponsoring Unit(s): Assistance from 5th SS Wiking
WWII EAST MEETS WEST BATTLE AT THE ELBE
Location: 22251 Hamilton St. Ackworth Iowa, 50001
Date: Saturday February 22, 2014
Event times: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Registration times: Friday 2/21/14 5pm to 8pm, Saturday 2/22/14 7:30am to 8:30am Fee: $10
Contact: Scott Steben 952-607-0856
Website: http://www.12sspanzermw.com https://www.facebook.com/events/664978766859312/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=calendar
Authenticity Notes: All WWII HRS Rules Apply, Late War April '45
Prohibited Vehicles/Items: None
Restrictions on Minors: WWII HRS Rules Apply
Other Restrictions: No facial hair for SS reenactors, proper period haircuts and facial hair of respective impressions. The appearance of period correct food and food containers. Please try to have period correct eyewear, no modern glasses. No tattoos or piercings exhibited. Period correct uniforms and equipment.
Sponsoring Unit: 12. SS-Panzer Division "Hitlerjugend"
DELAY THE INEVITABLE
Loc: Fort Custer Training Center , Augusta, MI
Dates: March 21-23, 2014
Event Times: Base is open at 2pm on Friday
Registration Times: 2pm - 10:30pm Friday, Saturday 7:30 am - 9am
Pre-Registration: http://www.Delay2014.eventbrite.com by Wednesday, 3/19 10pm
Fee: Preregistered $22, on day of event $25. Saturday Banquet $9
Contact: Alan Miltich 517-796-9193 9am - 9pm EST
Authenticity Notes: Late war, HRS S&A enforced
Prohibited Vehicles/Items: Hand made pyro and airborne mortar shells
Restrictions on Minors: 16 and up permitted
Sponsoring Unit(s): "Infamous Alfons" and 5SS Wiking Pionier
WELDONKRIEG 2014 (WESTERN FRONT EVENT)
Loc: Weldon Springs Training Area (WSTA), 7301 Hwy 94 South, St. Charles, MO 63376
Dates: March 28-30, 2014
Pre-Registration: (click here)
- Fw. DAVID GOODWIN (Axis) 15505 NEW HALLS FERRY RD FLORISSANT, MO 63031 314-456-1100 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Obfw. DAVID (Earl) OVERSCHMIDT (Axis) 102 WISTERIA CT. KANSAS CITY, MO 64089 314-753-7547 email@example.com
- Cpt. Tim Scherrer (Allied) 835 Oak Lawn Drive, Columbia, MO 65203
- 84th Infantry Division (Railsplitters) 573-489-4891 firstname.lastname@example.org
Authenticity Notes: HRS Authenticity Guidelines apply to this event. All German, American and other Western Front Impressions are Welcome. WWII HRS Safety and authenticity rules apply and will be strictly enforced. All reenactors participating will have proper period hairstyles for their respective nationality. Participants will use weapons of the type their respective impression/ unit would have carried on the Western Front during this timeframe.
Prohibited Vehicles/Items: Authentic or Period vehicles only. Host unit(s) will be using several administrative vehicles to facilitate the event
No alcoholic beverages permitted on Weldon Springs Training Site. No smoking inside of buildings. Smoking in designated areas only. No Illegal Substances.
Restrictions on Minors: No one under the age of 16 will be allowed to attend this event. Attendees 16-17 years old may participate in the tactical battle but must sign any waivers and must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian or their designee.
Other restrictions: Blanks/ Pyro: HRS guidelines regarding the use of blanks will be observed at all times. No Live ammo of any kind. Pyro and smoke must be commercially purchased and pre-approved. No exceptions.
Staybridge Suites: 11 55 Technology Dr. Weldon Springs, MO 63376 (636) 300-0999
Residence Inn: 101 Progress Point Ct. O’Fallon, MO 63368, (636) 300-3535
Holiday Inn Express: 1175 Technology Dr, O'Fallon, MO 63368(636) 300-4844
Sponsoring Unit(s): JAGERREGIMENT .38 (HRS), 84th Infantry Division (Railsplitters) (HRS)
OPERATION SPRING AWAKENING 1945
Loc: Traxlers Hunting Preserve - 37699 Hunting Preserve LN Le Center, MN 56057k
Event Times: S&A: 8:30am, Event: 9am-5pm Registration Times: Friday 4/25: 5pm-7pm & Sat. 4/26: 7:30am- 8:30am
Contact: Scott Steben: #952-607-0856, Email: email@example.com
Authenticity Notes: HRS Rules Apply
Prohibited Vehicles/Items: no modern vehicles
Restrictions on Minors: HRS Rules Apply
Sponsoring Unit(s): 12th SS HJ MN
KENNEKUK WWII REMEMBRANCE DAYS
Loc: Kennekuk County Park 22296 A Henning Rd. Danville IL
Dates: May 3rd and 4th, 2014
Event Times: Saturday May 3rd 9:00am till 5:00pm Sunday May 4th 10:00am till 3:00pm
Registration Times: Friday May 2nd 3:00pm till 10:00pm Saturday 7:30am till 8:30am
Contact: Polly Norman-Blanton 217-621-9899 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Authenticity Notes: HRS RULES APPLY
Prohibited Vehicles/Items: No vehicles over 15tons/All viewable items must be WWII era
Motels: Best Western Riverside Inn 217-431-0020/Day's Hotel 217-703-4505
Sponsoring Unit(s): 33rd Infantry Division/Great Lake WAVES
5TH ANNUAL ARMED FORCES DAY - WWII WEEKEND
Loc: Dakota City Heritage Village 4008 220th Street West, Farmington, MN 55024
Dates: May 16-18, 2014
Event Times: open to the public Saturday 10-6 & Sunday 10-3
Registration Times: Friday noon-10pm & Saturday 7am through the rest of the day
Pre-Registration: email Jon Boorom ivanthecutthroat@Hotmail.com to confirm a campsite for your unit.
Fee: none for WWII veterans & reenactors/volunteers & kids under 7. Public admission is $7 with a non-perishable food item. $9 without.
Contact: Jon Boorom ivanthecutthroat@Hotmail.com 612-432-2231
Authenticity Notes: all HRS rules apply
Sponsoring Unit(s): Fox Company, 502 PIR, 101 AB
4TH ANNUAL RAILS TO VICTORY
Loc: Fox River Trolley Museum, 361 South LaFox Street (IL 31), South Elgin, IL 60177
Dates: June 6-8, 2014
Event Summary: Rails to Victory is a great event for all impressions: Military and Civilians. This year's event will focus on remembering D-Day and the sacrifices made by the Allies during the invasion of France in June and July 1944.
- New for 2014: A period WW2 BICYCLE RALLY & PARADE is scheduled for Sunday Morning at 10:30 AM for a leisurely ride through the museum and down the Fox River Bicycle path to the Duerr Forest Preserve and back (approximately 3 miles round trip). Period bicycles of all kinds; military & civilian, and European & Homefront, are all invited to participate in this first of its kind WW2 Era Bicycle Rally.
- Saturday's Schedule will focus on BATTLES & LIVING HISTORY scenarios along the Trolley Line; offering several bridge skirmishes throughout the day. New in 2014, we are planning evening runs of the Occupied France Trolley Tours offering both reenactors and the public a chance to see the bridge skirmishes and living history skits under sunset lighting with long shadows.
- Sunday's Schedule shall include a LARGE SCALE FIELD BATTLE at 1pm in and around the Museum's bone yard with all the railroad obstacles for defensive positions; and includes the expanded open grassy area incorporated into last year's larger battlefield. All vehicles including tracked vehicles and watercrafts are welcome to participate.
- A period WW2 Girls Baseball Home Front Game will once again be played on Sunday afternoon this year at 3pm. Reenactors are encouraged to come over to watch the game and cheer on their favorite team; whether it be the Rockford Peaches, Kenosha Comets, Racine Bells, or South Bend Blue Sox.
- Opportunities for historical camp presentations are also welcome and can be presented both days of the event. Please contact us if you would like your presentation added to the printed schedule.
- Camp Amenities: Shaded Encampments and Flush Toilets on site.
- Friday, June 6: Reenactor check-in, 4pm to 10pm.;
- Saturday, June 7 : Reenactor check-in, 8 am to 9:15am;
- Sunday, June 8: Reenactor check-in, 9am to 9:50am;
- Daily morning formations and S&A check;
- Museum Opens at 10 am on Saturday and Sunday;
- Visit the Event Web Site for Additional event details (schedules, maps, and updates).
Pre-Registration: http://railstovictory2014.eventbrite.com (No Walk Ons)
Contact: Rebecca Tulloch email@example.com
Directions: The Fox River Trolley Museum is located on Illinois Route 31, three blocks south of State Street in South Elgin, IL. at Fox River Trolley Museum, 365 South LaFox Street (Illinois Route 31),South Elgin, IL 60177
- From Chicago and the east: Take the Northwest Tollway (I-90) or US Route 20 west to Elgin. - - Exit on Illinois 31 southbound and follow posted detour at Spring Street (South Elgin).
- From the west and northwest: Take the Northwest Tollway (I-90) or US Route 20 east to Elgin. Exit on Illinois 31 southbound and follow posted detour at Spring Street (South Elgin).
- From the south: Take Illinois Route 59 north to Illinois Route 64. Turn west on 64 to Illinois Route 31 in St Charles. Take 31 north to the museum.
Authenticity Notes: HRS safety and authenticity rules apply.
Invited Vehicles/Items: All WWII vehicles, including tracked vehicles, are welcome; weather conditions permitting, tracked vehicles may be limited to the gravel road and battle field. Smaller vehicles such as Jeeps, Motorcycles, Kubels & Lightweight Trucks may drive on the grassy areas. A static vehicle honor display area has been established for all attending vehicles. Boats and other period water crafts such rafts are also welcome on the Fox River, but should contact us first prior to bringing out. River depth is only 2-3 feet in the vicinity of the museum.
Restrictions on Minors: HRS Rules
Other restrictions: No alcoholic beverages permitted in the Museum and County Park. No digging, but camp fires are allowed in above pits and military stoves and grills. No firing of weapons in the encampment area in County Park by Forest Preserve Ordinance; but okay in the designated battlefield areas on museum property.
Motels: Accommodations available in nearby Elgin and St. Charles Illinois: Hampton Inn, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites and West Dundee's Marriott International-Courtyard & Towne Place Suites; and in St. Charles: Best Western, Country Inn & Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Geneva Motel, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Baker, Pheasant Run Resort, and Super 8. Restaurants: There are eating establishments with in a very easy walk of the museum ranging in variety from hot dogs to pizza.
Sponsoring Unit(s): Members of the US10th Mtn LHDG, and members of Vintage Rockford Peaches Softball Team of the WW2 Girls Baseball Living History League.
GENERAL JIMMY DOOLITTLE
VICTORY DAYS, DOOLITTLE, MO
Loc: Burns Army Surplus, I-44 Exit 179, Doolittle, MO 65550
Dates: 13-15 June 2014
Event Times: Camp setup starts 12 noon 13 June, event 9am - 5pm 14 June, all camps cleared by 12 noon 15 June 2014
Registration Times: 3-7pm 13 June, 7-9am 14 June
Pre-Registration: Re-enactors will receive a FREE lunch if pre-registered by 7 June 2014, all others will register on site:
Contact: 6th Corps Living History Group (Select 'Contact Us' on the following page:
Authenticity Notes: All WW II impressions, all theatres, all nationalities
Prohibited Vehicles/Items: All Military Vehicles are welcome, static display mostly, small convoy Friday night or Saturday morning, possible small skirmish using small vehicles.
Restrictions on Minors: Per HRS Rules
Other restrictions: NO live ammunition.
Sponsoring Unit(s): FIRST SPECIAL SERVICE FORCE, 6TH CO, 3RD REG, SECOND 25TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, 25TH BRIGADE 7TH DIVISION, 116th INFANTRY REGIMENT, 29th INFANTRY DIVISION, 29th PANZERGRENADIER REGIMENT, 3rd PANZERGRENADIER DIVISION
ANNUAL HEARTLAND MILITARY DAY
Loc: Museum of the Kansas National Guard, 6700 Southwest Topeka Boulevard, Topeka, Kansas 66619
Dates: Saturday, June 14, 2014
Event Times: 0800 – 1600
Registration Times: 0800 – 1000
Pre-Registration: not required
Fee: no fee
Contact: Ed Gerhardt 7850 862-1020 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for display and general information John Colyer at email@example.com for information on WWII and Public Battles
Website: Annual Heartland Military Day on Facebook
Authenticity Notes: WWII HRS Authenticity and Safety rules will be enforced
Prohibited Vehicles/Items: Vehicles Welcome no alcoholic beverages during event on event site
Restrictions on Minors: As/per HRS guidelines
Other restrictions: No Live Ammo in event area. Modern camping cannot be in the display area or battle field. Camping will be allowed on Friday night June 14, 2-014 and there will be access to the Museum restroom.
Sponsoring Unit(s): 11th SS Nordland & 250th Ski Company
WWII RECREATED, DIXON, ILLINOIS
Loc: Elks Page Park, 7883 Lowell Park Rd., Dixon, Illinois
Dates: June 20, 21, and 22
- Friday June 20: Arrival, setup, evening public event preview, and militaria flea market with indoor tables for HRS members and others $5/table. Please RSVP for a table.
-Saturday June 21: 10am to 5pm campsites open to the public, with two public battles, weapons demos, veteran recognition and interviews, militaria sale
-Sunday June 22: 8-10am Tactical; 11am to 4:00pm open to the public with one public battle; militaria sale
Registration Times: Friday June 20 and Saturday June 21 7 to 9 am
Contact: Jonathan Stevens
Map: Click Here
Authenticity Notes: All HRS rules apply.
Minors: All HRS restrictions apply
Prohibited Vehicles/Items: All vehicles welcome.
Sponsoring Unit (s): 9th Infantry Division
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5TH ANNUAL WWII MISSOURI CONVOY
Loc: Arcadia Academy B&B, Arcadia, Missouri (Southeast Missouri)
Dates: 11 October 2014 (1 DAY)
Distance: 74 miles
Event Times: Convoy Departs 09:00 Hrs. Returns to the Academy at 4:00 pm
Registration Times: Advanced registration required (Limit 15 vehicles)
Pre-Registration: REQUIRED (Limit 15 vehicles) WWII Vehicles and period costumes required!
Sign In: Thursday-Friday noon-10:00 pm, Saturday until 08:00 am
Fee: $15@ vehicle w/2 people, $5@ additional rider, $50@ vehicle (after 1 July space permitting)
Saturday evening entertainment and dinner: $20@ person (optional)
Contact: Terry Johns at firstname.lastname@example.org
Camping: $10 per site (No open flames)
Accommodations: $35-$189 (Barracks space also available)
Promo Video can be viewed on the MVPA web at http://www.mvpa.org/other-convoy-news
Authenticity Notes: As per WWIIHRS guidelines
Prohibited Items: No alcohol & no discharging of firearms or carrying of same (This is not a battle reenactment!)
Restrictions on Minors: With parental presence, persons 16-17 allowed.
Note: While not a battle reenactment this event will provide the vehicle owner with an opportunity to drive his vehicle within Missouri's beautiful St. Francios Mountains during the most colorful season of the year. The historic Academy offers a venue that lends itself perfectly for a living history HQ Assembly Area.
Route: East to Millstream Gardens, Fredericktown, Castor River Shut-Ins.
West to the Olympic Steak House for lunch, Mark Twain Natl. Forest, Marble Creek, return to the academy.
Additional: This event is part of the larger MVPA "Show Me" Convoy (October 11-17) in which the WWII convoy will lead.
Sponsoring Unit(s): 6th Corps & 22 IPC
STARS & STRIPES REMEMBERS WORLD WAR II & KOREA
Loc: Stars & Stripes National Museum & Library, 17377 Stars & Stripes Way, Bloomfield, MO 63825
Dates:16-19 October 2014
16 Oct, camp set up can begin @ 12 noon
17 Oct, open to schools: 10am-2pm, set-up continues all day
18 Oct open to the public, 8:30am, Memorial convoy
18 Oct open to the public, All camps and displays @ 9am - 5pm
19 Oct camp sites cleared by 12 noon
3pm – 9pm 17 October
7am – 9am 18 October
Pre-Registration: (click here)
Contact: 6th Corps Living History Group, St Louis, MO at the contact me button on this web-site:
Authenticity Notes: All HRS Safety and authenticity rules apply.
Prohibited Vehicles/Items: No live ammo
Restrictions on Minors: per HRS rules
Other restrictions: Per local and state laws
FIRST SPECIAL SERVICE FORCE, 6TH CO, 3RD REG HRS
SECOND 25TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, 25TH BRIGADE 7TH DIVISION HRS
116th INFANTRY REGIMENT, 29th INFANTRY DIVISION
29th PANZERGRENADIER REGIMENT, 3rd PANZERGRENADIER DIVISION
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