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Author Topic: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010  (Read 5951 times)

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Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
« 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


 

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.
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Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
« Reply #1 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,
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Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2010, 11:46:46 PM »
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Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
« Reply #2 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

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Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
« Reply #3 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!
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Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2010, 03:30:27 PM »
More pics of this event from our website:








We present our flower ring!




Two new camerades from the k.b. 17.IR "Orf".




Our friends from the french group "Poilu de la Marne".




With bavarian regimental flag!


Our Gefreiter from the Leibgarde-Infanterie-Regiment (1. gro?herzoglich-hessisches) 115






French and germans - friends now!



Regards,
Marcus.







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Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2010, 08:39:05 AM »
This is great Marcus!! Can you load some in the photo gallery?
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Re: Col.-Driant-Memorial-March / Verdun, Feb. 21 2010
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