CAMP SIMAN EVENTS

6th Corps Living History Group, St Louis, MO 

Dispatches

20 Feb

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 10:10 PM

THE CHAMPAGNE CAMPAIGN, ASSAULTING THE VAR RIVER LINE, A WW II TACTICAL, CAMP SIMAN, TIFF, MO

 

20 FEBRUARY 2016, GATES OPEN 6AM $15

 

THE FORECAST IS IN THE 60’S FOR THE WEEKEND

 

PLEASE PRE-REGISTER, WALK ON’S WELCOME.

 

For those who would like to camp, the gate will open @ 4pm 19 February and be locked @ 10pm unless you notify me of a later arrival. Gate will reopen at 6am 20 February. All camping will end @12 noon Sunday. All camping will be in the US camp area only. Open pit cooking and BBQ pit available. Pit toilet on site.

All POV's will park along Lake Shore Drive located between Gate #2, main entrance and the Crossroads, look for signs. Overflow parking will be on the dam. NO POV's in the Reception area from 6am Saturday until end of tactical.

Follow the 'We Support our Troops" signs with the blue arrows too Camp Siman located at HWY 21 & CC, HWY CC & HWY E and at HWY E and Rustic Road(Gravel). If arriving after dark, the Main Gate has a street light just across from the entrance.

ALL blank ammunition will be in clear plastic bags. Belts, stripper clips and end blocks may be pre-loaded. NO pre-loaded magazines any loaded magazines will be unloaded for inspection.

Operation Dragoon” begin on 15 August 1944, the Airborne phase of “Dragoon” ended on the night of 16-17 August as the First Airborne Task Force made contact with elements of the 36 Infantry Division of the Seaborne Forces which then came under VI Corps control. The mission now was to protect the eastern flank of the Seventh Army moving up the Rhone Valley and to assault the Var River Line and capture the city of Nice, followed with an advance up to the Maritime Alps and the Franco/Italian border.

This is a World War Two Tactical open to all WW II re-enacting units, all impressions all theaters.

 

19-21 February 2016, Southern France, the “Champagne Campaign”, Camp Siman, Tiff, MO

 

Walk on's Welcome. Please pre-register:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-champagne-campaign-assault

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