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Promotions and Awards

Allan Swatman has taken on the role as C/O following Robins decision to step down and leave the group due to personal reasons. This is a role he has previous held as a founder member of the group. Danny Matthews … Continue reading

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NAReS Membership for 21st Panzer Division LHG

We are please to advise that 21st Panzer Division Living History Group has been accepted into the National Association of Re-enactment Societies. Formed in 1991, NAReS is now recognised as the only national body to not only represent around 18,000 … Continue reading

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All change for 2014

Members of the 21st Panzer Division Living History Group recently voted to leave the Northern World War 2 Association and therefore the Group is now full independent. Members of the Group enjoyed a day at the Yorkshire Air Museum on … Continue reading

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Frank Stone – RIP

It is with great sadness that I must report that “Great Escape” veteran Frank Stone has passed away. Members of the 21st Panzer Division Living History Group had the privilege of meetingĀ  Frank at the Northallerton Wartime Weekend on 18th … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Wartime Experience

Last weekend members of 21st Panzer Division LHG attended the Yorkshire Wartime Experience at Hunsworth near Leeds. This was an excellent event with groups in attendance from all over the country, and saw one of the biggest battle re-enactments in … Continue reading

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Elvington 2013

This years Wheels and Wings at the Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington (Near York) saw one of the groups largest turnouts. Despite the weather being less than ideal the unit provided an excellent display including the deployment of the group’s new … Continue reading

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Documentary for National Geographic

In April 2013 six members of the 21st Panzer Division Living History Group spent two days filming at the Mucklebrough Collection in Norfolk. Members of the group portrayed German troops involved in the construction and manning of the Atlantic Wall, … Continue reading

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Test Firing the PAK38

Today Unit CO Robin Carr visited the workshops of “Elite Militaria” to test fire the PAK 38 that has been comissioned. More details to be published under the “Vehicles” tab on the tool bar This new piece of kit will … Continue reading

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Grassington 1940’s Weekend

The weekend of 22/23 September saw 10 members of 21st Panzer Division in attendance at the Grassington 1940’s Weekend. This was the first time that this event had ran and we considered it to be a huge success (lots of … Continue reading

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New Tents

The first of the groups new period German staff tents had its first outing last weekend at the Lytham 1940’s weekend. The tent was well received with plenty of positive comments. Three more tents of the same design are on … Continue reading

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