20th Century Tactical Studies Group
The Battle of the Siegfried Line
Western Front 1944.
December 9-10, 2005.
Sponsored by Second Panzer Division of the TSG!
Place: Bear Creek Amphitheater, just South of Canton, Ohio on 180 acres of former strip mine. Featuring cliffs, hills plateaus, fields, swamps and woods. Plenty of varied terrain. There are wide paths similar to the armor trails found at Army bases.
Sample photo of the Battle Field
Time: November 21, 2003 Registration opens at 3:00 (15:00) Friday and closes at 22:30 hours. Registration reopens Saturday at 8:00 and closes at 0845. Safety and Authenticity at 0900. Battle begins at 9:30 Saturday. There will be a night battle on Friday.
Described by many as the best battlefield terrain they have ever scene.
Night battle. 2030-?
0930 Battle Begins
Scenarios will be based on the number of participants.
An 8 cm mortar from the last battle
Cost: $20 pre-registration, $25 at gate. Please pre-register
early this will be
a big help to your hosts! There will be no charge for umpires but
necessary. All participants must be a member of a recognized
Vendors space's are free.
Vendors and Vehicles are Welcome!
Make checks payable to:
c/o Matthew Gajkowski
1458 Copley Rd
Akron, OH 44320
Pre-registration deadline is December 1, 2005.
All participants must be a member of a recognized reenactment organization.
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$20 pre-registration $25 at the gate Vendor's Spaces Free
Armor and Vehicles Welcome!
Directions: Located near Canton Ohio which is about one hour South of Cleveland, Ohio. I-77 to exit #99 Fohl Road. East on Fohl Road about 1 mile to a stop sign (3 way intersection). Turn right (South) on Dueber and go about 3 miles to Downing ( look for the Bear Creek Amphitheater and TSG signs). Turn right on Downing for the cabins about 500 feet. TURN LEFT ON DOWNING FOR THE BATTLE about ½ mile to Bear Creek Amphitheater.
3232 Downing SW
East Sparta OH 44626
There are a limited number of cabins for rent at Bear Creek. Reserve early and double up with other members of your unit. Call Bear Creek for reservations (330) 484-3901.
Sleep Inn- Exit #93 Bolivar/Zoar (330) 874-3435 about 6 miles South
Motel 6 (330) 494-7611 or Best Western (330) 497-8799. Both of these motels are at exit #111 Portage Road North Canton about 12 miles North of Bear Creek.
Primitive Camping at the battle site.
Via e-mail Matthew Gajkowski firstname.lastname@example.org