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November 2017

Operation Michael

November 1 - 30, 2017
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July 2019

Guild Recce – Redcoats in the Pyrenees: 26-30 July 2019

July 26th, 2019 @ 8:00 am - July 30th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

A Pyrenees Recce is scheduled for 26-30 July. This 5-day Recce visits the 1813-14 Peninsular War battlefields of the Pyrenees and follows the footsteps and actions of an army that had been built and nurtured by a great leader over the five preceding years. We visit the battlefield of Vitoria where Wellington achieved one of his greatest victories. We walk the land bridge at Sorauren to look at Foy’s demise then gain the heights of the Pass at Maya. We…

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October 2019

Guild Recce, Berlin

October 7 - 11, 2019
Alexanderplatz, Berlin Germany + Google Map

A five-day recce (Monday to Friday) of Berlin, including visits to Seelow, Potsdam and Gatow. There is an option on the Friday for additional visits to Sachsenhausen, Templin and a hunt round Soviet SA2 and SA3 sites north of Berlin.

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August 2020

Recce – The Fall of Mercia, Repton, Derbyshire

August 15th, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Repton, Repton Church
Repton, DE65 6FH United Kingdom
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In 873 Mercia, the largest Anglo-Saxon kingdom, fell from history. This recce will walk the ground seeking evidence of battle, locating warriors burials and determining how the Vikings achieved victory. The recce will end, COVID measures permitting, with a pub lunch in Repton. To seize this opportunity to re-sharpen your guiding sword arm and renew friendships. Meeting point Repton Church Contact David Harvey for further information

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September 2020

Thermopylae and Artemisium Recce – CANCELLED

September 15 - 18, 2020
TBC

Due to numbers, this recce has been cancelled this year. The recce would have covered the Four Battles which decided the fate of fledgling democracy in the Greco-Persian War of 480BC. The recce follows the route of the Persian invasion, beginning on the Island of Skiathos before crossing the Straits of Artemisium to Thermopylae. The next day's touring takes in the battles of Plataea and Salamis before returning via Athens airport. It is hoped that this recce can be rearranged…

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September 2021

Special Forces in the UK

September 11 - 12, 2021
Poole United Kingdom + Google Map

The Guild Special Forces recce will take place on the 11th and 12th September 2021 in the Poole area. The theme of the recce is the development of Special Forces capabilities during WW2 and will study the Special Operations Executive, The Auxiliary Units, the Special Raiding Force, Special Forces Communications, Air support to SF operations, MI9, the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, the COPPs and Operation Frankton. This promises to be a packed weekend with lots of historical info and a…

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