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Title: Italy Summer of 44
Post by: dietrich on May 26, 2008, 02:33:21 PM
Italy Summer of 44                 

The members of the Illiana Historical Association invite you to our Italian Front Tactical Event to be held at Camp Buffalo in Buffalo,IN. located (SR 39 & 16) near Monticello, IN, August 1 - 3, 2008. 

This event is open to reenactors of reenactment entities recognized by the IHA. We require a current membership card as proof that you are a member in good standing.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY! NO WALK ONS!

Our goal is to provide an authentic WWII event with the scenarios being played out in a European-like maneuver area.  This is an opportunity to test your abilities against your opponents? using field skills and maneuvering.   You will be expected to carry into the field all the gear, ammo, rations & water you?ll need for each scenario.  There may or may not be an organized break for lunch during the battles.

In order to avoid the appearance of an ?Easter Egg Hunt?, each unit will be assigned objectives and will be required to work with fellow units to attain them.  This will be a fluid tactical event with orders subject to change dependent upon your actions and those of the enemy.

Meals:   The IHA canteen will be open.(Food and Beverages are Free!)  You may also bring your own provisions or eat at one of the many restaurants in the area. Donations accepted and appreciated.

Overnight Accommodations:     Period camping sites and cabins are available.  In order to reserve your campsite or cabin we need to hear from you ASAP.  Cabins are limited!!  Firewood is available.

Swimming Pool: Bring your swim trunks! Pool will  be available for our use.

Arrival: You may arrive after 1300 hours, Friday August 1, 2008.

Authenticity & Safety:  All IHA rules will be strictly enforced.  Copies are available upon request.

Vehicles: A limited number of light non-tracked ww2 vehicles will be allowed at this event. Please indicate below if you wish to bring your vehicle to ensure we have a place for it.

Class 3: All Class 3 owners must file the appropriate forms with the ATF.  The address for the event is:

White County

9400 N. Boy Scout Road

Monticello, IN 47960

Point of Contact: Illiana Historical Association (219) 746- 4332       

Forms are available at




Title: Re: Italy Summer of 44
Post by: dietrich on July 20, 2008, 06:14:21 PM
To all reenactors:
There is now 2 weeks left until the Italy Summer of 44 Event at Camp Buffalo. We are extending the preregistration due to the emails and mailings that may not have been recieved in time for the original cut off date. Send in an email,a list in the mail,or even call the IHA to inform us if you will be attending. We will have registration forms at the event for those of you who need them. The IHA # is (219) 746-4332
Remember we are providing Free Food,Swimming Pool will be available for use(bring your swim trunks!!!)We will be using the new building that has showers and bathrooms and is airconditioned for those of you who get over heated and need to cool off. All Era Militaria will be vending and selling blanks at this event. There will also be a few other vendors as well. Camp sites for period tents and cabins for those who wish to be indoors. Cabins are limited so get your name on the list if you would like to be in one.
300+ acres to battle on. Those of you that attended our March battle know just how big the property is...

Thank You ,