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Title: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
Post by: M.G.K.1418 on February 27, 2010, 05:38:53 PM
Pictures from our french friends of the Colonel-Driant-Memorial-March and the ceremony of Veterans and the french Army on the Col.-Driant-Memorial near Verdun in February, 21. 2010:
http://pages14-18.mesdiscussions.net/pages1418/Sites-et-vestiges-de-la-Grande-Guerre/verdun-fevrier-2010-sujet_1348_1.htm
and
http://pages14-18.mesdiscussions.net/pages1418/Pages-d-aujourd-hui-actualites-14-18-commemorations/vacherauville-bois-caures-sujet_1281_1.htm
and
http://lepoiludelamarne.free.fr/punbb/viewtopic.php?id=5574

(http://images.imagehotel.net/qs4460potz.jpg)
 

Here more Information of the Battle in the Wood of Caures ("Bois des Caures") and of Colonel Driant: http://www.worldwar1.com/france/driant.htm

Gru?, Marcus.
Title: Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
Post by: Sturmkatze on March 05, 2010, 11:46:46 PM
Those are great photos at the links you provided--I wish I could have went to that!! Col. Driant was very cool! I remember reading about him in The Price of Glory... If I hadn't already been doing a German portrayal, I think I would have done French. Oh well, long in the past now,
Title: Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
Post by: M.G.K.1418 on March 06, 2010, 06:19:38 AM
Thank you, Marsh!

Yes, this event was the begining of a interesting year 2010!

This month is "museum spring" in the military-museum of Stammheim near W?rzburg (pictures of 2007:) http://www.dsm1918.de/bilder-von-heute2007-stammheim-31-03-2007-1.html
In july we have a great event with the german forces (Bundeswehr) at the infantery-school in Hammelburg ("Bonnlandfest/Day of the Infantery")! It takes place every 5 years! Here pictures of 2005:  http://www.dsm1918.de/bilder-von-heute2005-hammelburg-19-06-2005.html and http://www.primeportal.net/misc/dieter_krause/bonnlandfest_2005/index.php?Page=1

Regards,
Marcus.
Title: Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
Post by: Sturmkatze on March 07, 2010, 12:03:36 PM
1. Klasse Bilder!!!!  ;D K?nnten Sie diesen Beitrag auf reenactor.Net? Wir haben viel Platz f?r solche Dinge! WWI reenacting in Deutschland ist wirklich mitkommen!
Title: Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
Post by: M.G.K.1418 on March 16, 2010, 03:30:27 PM
More pics of this event from our website:

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_1.jpg)

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_2.jpg)

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_3.jpg)

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_4.jpg)
We present our flower ring!

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_5.jpg)

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_6.jpg)
Two new camerades from the k.b. 17.IR "Orf".

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_7.jpg)

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_14.jpg)
Our friends from the french group "Poilu de la Marne".

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_9.jpg)

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_10.jpg)
With bavarian regimental flag!

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_12.jpg)
Our Gefreiter from the Leibgarde-Infanterie-Regiment (1. gro?herzoglich-hessisches) 115

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_11.jpg)

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_13.jpg)

(http://www.dsm1918.de/EKTAS_VERDUN/VERDUN_2010/VERDUN_2010_8.jpg)
French and germans - friends now!



Regards,
Marcus.







Title: Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
Post by: Sturmkatze on March 17, 2010, 08:39:05 AM
This is great Marcus!! Can you load some in the photo gallery (http://www.reenactor.net/index.php?action=gallery)?