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Mucha 2 | 32  
13 Apr 2008 /  #1
I've been involved in Polish reenacting for the past 15 years or so (mostly WW2) and have been fortunate to meet many others both in Poland and here in the US who also participate in this sort of thing. I was wondering if there were any other members here who are also reenactors/Living history-type folks? If so, what is your focus?

Also, If there's anyone here interested, there is a forum similar to this one that deals with Polish reenacting and history in general, all are most welcome to join and participate!

polishreenactor.proboards82.com/v45index.cgi?
isthatu2 4 | 2,694  
13 Apr 2008 /  #2
Hi mate,er,see if you can guess from my avatar pic if we may share a hobby :)
I'll join you on that forum very shortly,the Polish re enacting scenes a bit of a lonely one in the UK at present :(

What do you focus on,'39 campaign,II corp,AK,LWP?
OP Mucha 2 | 32  
13 Apr 2008 /  #3
Nice to see someone else here interested!
Initially I focused on the 1st Independent Polish Parachute Brigade as that unit has always fascinated me for both military and political reasons, but over the years I've ended up assembling several different impressions as the group I'm a part of expanded. In addition to the Para Brigade, I have impressions for '39, AK, 2nd Corps, and 10th Dragoons/1st Armoured Division.

I was under the impression that there were several thriving Polish units in the UK?
isthatu2 4 | 2,694  
13 Apr 2008 /  #4
There are a few small groups,mostly 1st Independent Polish Parachute Brigade at present,there are plenty of people who "do Polish" as a secondry impression though :)

I say lonely in comparison to the seemingly thousands of 101st airborne Div and,well,lets be frank,German groups :(
Ozi Dan 26 | 569  
14 Apr 2008 /  #5
Good on you blokes for bearing the torch.

I have relatives in Warsaw who apparently have a factory that makes Polish military czapska's. All things going well, I'll be going there this year. I'd be happy to check if they have any older style czapka's for your groups. I cant promise anything though.

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