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Re-Enactment Weekend

June 12 2006 at 10:58 AM

RustyScupper  (Login RustyScupper)
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It was a great weekend for the LST. The re-enactment went smoothly and everyone enjoyed it. Every battle was packed with spectators. I think that we may have to double the bleacher size if we do this again next year. Prospects are good and the re-enactors tell us that this could develop into a much larger event.

We had 312 people go through the ship on Monday, plus we took the Re-Enactors through and we had a little over 100 National Guard Troops march onto the ship, and they too, were given a tour. That brought us up to almost 500 for the day. Sunday, we took 339 through. Not bad for a four hour day!

Oh! And by the way, our newest Gator Gal, Sherry, showed up! It was great to meet her.

Here are some display shots:

Some of the action:

Planing the scenario:

Opening salvos:

Fog of War:

Cover Fire:

Over running the enemy positions:

Position secured:

Company Photographer taking shots of the grim remains:

After the battle Group shot aboard the LST:

Leonard Schnautz:

Scott Nilsson:

Partisan, Eliza Thomas England:

"Abandoned" Vehicle?



This message has been edited by RustyScupper on Jun 12, 2006 11:05 AM

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