Remagen Bridge Media Day Friday August 1, 2014
From 10:00am till 11:00am the media is invited to tour the German and American Armor that will be stationed at the Limestone Township Building on Route 62, 1/4 mile down river from the bridge. On display will be the German Stug III tank and German Sd Kfz 251/1 half track. There to will be the American Army M5 Stuart Tank ,M9A1 half track and the White Scout Car. Also in our motor pool will be jeeps , trucks and motorcycles from WW II. The owner's of these original restored militray vehciles will be on hand for interviews and tours.
The 99th Infantry Division Remagen coordinators will also be available for interviews to the media about this historic battle that changed the course of WW II . Media tours will be available of the camps. This reenactment is the only of its kind in the region.
We welcome all newspaper , radio and TV media to attend this special day.
For more information please contact Patrick Tarasovitch, Event Coordinator 814-825-2068 home, 814-490-3377 cell
Battlebaby Army / Navy Surplus: Erie, Pennsylvania
Spectator and Veteran Information:
Friday August 1st, 2014
Camp and Vendors open to the public from noon to sundown. This is reenactor move in day. The camp is located at the Limestone Township Building on Route 62, 1/4 mile down river from the bridge. The armored vehicles will be on public display Friday 11:00 a.m. till sundown, and 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. Saturday. (public not permitted on vehicles)
Saturday August 2nd , 2014
Camp and Vendors, open to the public from 11am to 2pm. Camp and Vendors re-open to the public after the battle.
For both days no parking of public vehicles in the camp. All will be sent to park in the field near the camp or at the church. WW II Veteran's may park at a special area inside the camp. Please stop at 99th Infantry Division HQ for directions.
The 99th Infantry Division Field Kitchen will be selling lunch, on Saturday, to the public at the camp near the cook house. This is sponsored by the Tionesta Am Vets Post 113.
Public Battle, The Bridge at Remagen
Saturday August 2nd, 3pm to 4pm.
Tidioute Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 2 pm till 4 pm for pyrotechnic display set-up. Battle begins at 3pm in the Boro of Tidioute. Areas will be roped off throughout the town and on the Route 62 hill above the bridge. Spectators must view from behind theses lines for your safety.
Veteran Seating and welcome area
Veteran's of all wars have reserved seating in Tidioute next to the Bridge. Water, seating and shelter are provided for them. Please arrive early to facilate the seating of both able bodied and special needs veterans. Please remember the bridge closes to public traffic at 2:00 p.m.
Te public battle will begin, in the Borough of Tidioute. The fighting will be through residents backyards and businesses. As per the original battle, German civilians will be fleeing through town and across the bridge. Call for info on civilian participation ((814) 490-3377). The bridge will be blown by our stand in German engineers. Professional Pyrotechnics.
NEW THIS YEAR ARMOR
Multiple German and U.S. armor will be attending our Remagen Bridge and Tactical battles. We believe our Remagen bridge battle, will be the first ever armor and infantry battle in a small occupied town in the U.S.
The Bridge at Remagen, March 7, 1945
Cross the Rhine with Dry Feet Courtesy of 9th Armd Div.
Hosted By: 99th Infantry Division, 393rd Regiment, Easy Company "Battlebabies"
This year marks the 69th Anniversary of this historic battle. 2014 marks the 6th year of our event. Our Remagen battle takes place on a 551 ft . steel girder bridge similar to the original Ludendoffbridge. Our Saturday morning tactical will be the 99th,78th, and 9th, Infantry Divisions fighting for and protecting the Erpeler Ley above the bridgehead. The tactical is set on 200 acres of a reclaimed gravel pit. Orders, and objectives will be given! NCO' s will be in charge of
squads and platoons. Orders will be given at unit commander meeting: 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The date of this event is August 1,2, & 3, 2014, Thursday & Friday is set-up day. Registration opens 8 :00a.m.
The public battle for the Bridge at Remagen, will began at 3 to 4 pm. Event ends at 5 p.m. Units, may stay over
Saturday night. The cost is $15.00 for civilians and military. Some of your registration fee, is used to help
The public battle will begin, in the Borough of Tidioute. The fighting will be through residents backyards and
businesses. As per the original battle, German civilians will be fleeing through town and across the bridge. Call
for info on civilian participation ((814) 490-3377). The bridge will be blown by our stand in German engineers. Professional Pyrotechnics.
All U.S. and German, Armored Infantry, Infantry, Rangers, Paratrooper, Engineers, M.P ' s and Vehicles are
invited. Registration is limited to 125 riflemen per side. We reserve the right to limit participation of units, and
vehicles to this event. Vehicle numbers will be limited for Remagen battle, for the tactical battle, vehicles may be unlimited.
Both military camps will be on the Limestone Township ballpark, on Route 62, in Limestone Township,
downriver and only a minute from the Bridge. All registrations are due July 20, 2014 or earlier. There are no
walk-ons for the Bridge at Remagen, March 7, 1945 event.
Vendors are welcome, cost is $20.00 per person attending, you must be registered to attend.
May we see you on the Bridge!
NEW THIS YEAR ARMOR
Multiple German and U.S. armor will be attending our Remagen Bridge and Tactical battles. We believe our
Remagen bridge battle, will be the first ever armor, and infantry. battle in a small occupied town in the U.S.
Rank structure for attacking 9th Armored, at the Remagen bridge battle, will consist of an armored infantry
company, supported by armor, and commanded by one 2 Lieutenant, platoons, and squads will be commanded
by sergeants, as per the ongmal battle.
The gravel pit tactical for GIs will be two 2nd Lieutenants and sergeants
for squads and platoons as per the onglnal battle on the Erper Ley. ALL GERMAN AND U.S. UNIT
COMMANDERS MUST ATTEND THE REMAGEN COMMAND MEETING, FRIDAY AT 7:30 P.M.
To stay historically correct: we carmot allow female medics or combat soldiers. Also no partisans of any type.
All photographers must have pemission from 99'" Headquarters to be allowed in the battles.
Authentic GI mess: $5.00 for Friday Supper and $5.00 for breakfast. Hosted by Tionesta Am Vets Post 113.
All GI and German military and Civilians are mvited for meals
Patnck A. Tarasovitch
Event Coordinator, Bridge at Remagen, 1945
Cell (814) 490-3377