Living History, what does it mean ??

The aim of our group is to keep the history of the Second World War vividly and to pass it on to the contemporary generations. We try to do it with the exhibition of original items as they were then used and by bundling stories of veterans, of course with the necessary respect ! Sometimes people assume that we play "war" or "soldier" every weekend. We would prefer to call it "Living History". Especially since we set up large displays and hardly handle any weapons, the term "war games" is out of the question. Meanwhile have collected so much footage we have been able to make a nice documentary for schools and other interested parties. Remembrance education is therefore of the utmost importance ! ... Only Allied forces and the Resistance life are on display ! Alongside, you can find the "Quality Charter for military reenactors" by Helen Patton (translated in Dutch by Operation Neptune and signed by Helen herself), which should be a guideline for all Living History and reenactors associations around the world ! Helen Patton (granddaughter of General George Patton) does sell these posters in benefit of the Patton Foundation, which sets up shelter homes in Europe and the US, for soldiers returning from the front to take in and provide the necessary assistance to integrate themselves back into society. Many of these ex-miltiairen have war wounds or suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome and have no place to

go.

 

We signed  the "Quality Charter for military reenactors" made by Helen Patton (translated into Dutch by Operation Neptune and signed by Helen), which should be a guideline for all Living History reenactors and associations around the world !

Helen Patton (granddaughter of late General George Patton) sells these posters to the benefit of her Patton Foundation, which sets up shelters for soldiers returning from the front to support or to provide the necessary assistance, nad later to integrate them back into society. This around Europe and the US.  Many of these veterans have war wounds or suffer from PTSS (post traumatic stress syndrom) and have no place to go ...


 

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