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by LOZ
Wed Jan 18, 2012 17:00
Forum: Photographs and Video
Topic: More adventures in the Ardennes
Replies: 8
Views: 8732

Re: More adventures in the Ardennes

OK not plugging here but you asked. Working under the umbrella of Second Armored in Europe, the people in our group come from a number of different living history societies across Europe (at least 3 in the Uk) who as individuals come togther to go that extra yard. being on the ground gives you all t...
by LOZ
Tue Jan 17, 2012 16:30
Forum: Photographs and Video
Topic: More adventures in the Ardennes
Replies: 8
Views: 8732

Re: More adventures in the Ardennes

Our living history group is made up of like minded people from across Europe, UK and USA. For 20 years the UK section have been traveling to the Ardennes for the "In the Footsteps march" for the 82nd Airborne. About ten years ago we started to do our own thing in december. Together with ou...
by LOZ
Mon Jan 16, 2012 21:47
Forum: Photographs and Video
Topic: More adventures in the Ardennes
Replies: 8
Views: 8732

Re: More adventures in the Ardennes

quite correct, we do get to go home we we have had enough.
by LOZ
Mon Jan 16, 2012 15:08
Forum: Off Topic Chat
Topic: The forgotten wreck
Replies: 0
Views: 5435

The forgotten wreck

Hi all last year (when I was of line) I took a little hop across the pond and another over to O'ahu. while at Pearl Harbour we had an escorted tour to the USS Utah Memorial. Accsess to to memorial is restricted as Ford Island is still a active base The USS Utah was a WW1 battleship converted to a ta...
by LOZ
Sat Jan 14, 2012 00:09
Forum: Photographs and Video
Topic: More adventures in the Ardennes
Replies: 8
Views: 8732

Re: More adventures in the Ardennes

While we can never really understand what the guys went through, trips like this give an insight everyday problems, staying dry, getting a hot meal or drink, trying to get some sleep in a hole in the ground, even taking a dump.


Loz
by LOZ
Fri Jan 13, 2012 14:26
Forum: Photographs and Video
Topic: More adventures in the Ardennes
Replies: 8
Views: 8732

More adventures in the Ardennes

In December 2011 our Living history group traveled once again to the Ardennes, following the trails of the US 2nd and 99th Infantry in the Krinkelt area. First days march took us to the German border and heartbreak crossroads, after a short break we pulled back marching though the night to positions...
by LOZ
Thu Jan 12, 2012 01:13
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: back on line
Replies: 0
Views: 3430

back on line

Back on line after an enforced absence
by LOZ
Wed Feb 16, 2011 00:50
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from the Riviera
Replies: 4
Views: 3844

Re: Hello from the Riviera

the ration were not normaly black market !

Hi Paul
by LOZ
Wed Jan 26, 2011 23:15
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Info request re: Litter Bearers
Replies: 12
Views: 9130

Re: Info request re: Litter Bearers

1/16th sound like a good idea, better than dragging all my crap every other weekend and taking three days to put it away again.

good pic's
by LOZ
Tue Jan 25, 2011 23:36
Forum: European Events
Topic: 82nd A/B March
Replies: 2
Views: 5052

Re: 82nd A/B March

Yes sorry, forgot the Czech's as well
by LOZ
Sun Jan 02, 2011 21:34
Forum: Off Topic Chat
Topic: What did Santa bring you?
Replies: 5
Views: 6781

Re: What did Santa bring you?

Hi all

got a signed copy of BEDPAN COMMANDO by June Wandrey ANC
by LOZ
Thu Dec 30, 2010 15:38
Forum: European Events
Topic: 82nd A/B March
Replies: 2
Views: 5052

82nd A/B March

The annual "IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE 82nd AIRBORNE MARCH" will be on February 26th 2011 the march will follow the trails of the 325th GIR from MANHEY to FRAITURE and return around 25K starting at 09:00 As Ben and Alain will testify the marches are over some of the toughest ground you will e...
by LOZ
Sun Dec 26, 2010 13:15
Forum: Reference Topics
Topic: Defense of medical installations
Replies: 2
Views: 2851

Re: Defense of medical installations

Whatever the procedure It did not work for the the 326th at Bastogne.
by LOZ
Fri Dec 24, 2010 14:20
Forum: Photographs and Video
Topic: 99th in the Ardennes
Replies: 9
Views: 7461

Re: 99th in the Ardennes

Alain

Yes, the roads were very bad, the worst I have ever seen them, Shady had to tow me out of Wirtzfeld. Daft Brits no winter tyres!
by LOZ
Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:50
Forum: Photographs and Video
Topic: 99th in the Ardennes
Replies: 9
Views: 7461

Re: 99th in the Ardennes

I have been traveling to the ardennes for almost 20 years, it is unlike most of the other battle grounds in Europe. Many of the foxholes and positions are still there, the more obsure the unit the more intact are the foxholes (do your reserch) in past years we have covered events for 17,82 and 101 A...

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