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September 2023

Cold War Recce

September 13 - 17, 2023

A Cold War recce is planned for September 2023. It will be held in the former East Germany (GDR) and will study both NATO and the Warsaw Pact Naval capability, Air capability, Land capability, the use of Special Forces, Intelligence gathering and the Soviet plan to invade Berlin and Western Europe. The event would have the usual quiz, prizes and a visit to Colditz Castle.

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November 2023

Normandy Recce

November 3 - 5, 2023

The Guild will be running a recce in Normandy in November 2023.  Dates are Friday 3 November to Sunday 5 November.  The aim is to cover the British and Canadian break out battles.  Please note the dates in your diary for now. Full details will be available in the New Year and we will be asking for names then. We are looking for three or more experienced guides to volunteer, one to lead each day.  Once we have the leads…

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March 2024

Ypres Recce

March 11 - 15, 2024

The Guild will conduct an Ypres recce 11-15 March 2024 , very much along the lines of the 2022 Guild Somme recce. The purpose will be to focus on some of the lesser known aspects of the Immortal Salient. The outline programme will be: 11 March. Deploy 12 March. The Indian Corps in the Salient 1914-1915 13 March. The Logistics of 3rd Ypres 1917 14 March. The Battle of the Lys 1918 15 March. Recover Transport will be in shared…

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