Archive for March, 2015

Hornsby Bend

March 17, 2015  |  Birds  |  1 Comment

We have a great place for Birding about 20 minutes from the house..Hornsby Bend…

Shovelers here coming in for a landing and on the wing..With these next 4 a sequence…

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Shovelers Landing…

March 16, 2015  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Shovelers Landing…

We moved around the Pond at Hornsby and the Shovelers moved and came in for landings…

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Northern Shovelers playing around

March 13, 2015  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Northern Shovelers playing around

We were out at Hornsby bend and there were a lot of Northern Shovelers on the ponds. All of them seemed to be cleaning up and shaking around a lot of water! Great fun..

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Breaching the Wire

March 12, 2015  |  Austin  |  Comments Off on Breaching the Wire

The Close Assault was over too quickly. but American fire power was too much for the withering german resistance..

Suppressing fire to get in close

Suppressing fire to get in close

 

Americans Breach the wire

Americans Breach the wire

 

MG Gunner Makes his Last stand

MG Gunner Makes his Last stand

 

Rag tag German Troops...

Rag tag German Troops…

 

My Brother in Law, Mark

My Brother in Law, Mark

Close Assault

March 11, 2015  |  Austin  |  1 Comment

After the Demonstrations the folks put together a close assault reenactment, which was pretty cool!

 

Americans survey the open field they must cross

Americans survey the open field they must cross

 

Germans in fighting positions

Germans in fighting positions

 

Moving forward under the cover of tank and Artillery fire

Moving forward under the cover of tank and Artillery fire

 

Americans Advance on fortified locations

Americans Advance on fortified locations

 

Heavy mortars impact inside the German perimeter

Heavy mortars impact inside the German perimeter

 

The 50 Cal Lays down Suppressing fire

The 50 Cal Lays down Suppressing fire

Bazooka

March 10, 2015  |  Austin  |  Comments Off on Bazooka

They Had the Bazooka!

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Ready?

Ready?

 

Fire!

Fire!

 

Whoa Careful with that Son...

Whoa Careful with that Son…

 

Germans Take up Fighting Positions

Germans Take up Fighting Positions

Light Machine Guns

March 9, 2015  |  Austin  |  1 Comment

The MG-42 and American 30 Cal, were key on the Battlefield.

Waffen SS Deploy the MG-42

Waffen SS Deploy the MG-42

 

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American Fire Team with 30 Cal light Machine Gun and Supporting team

American Fire Team with 30 Cal light Machine Gun and Supporting team

 

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2 subs

March 6, 2015  |  Austin  |  1 Comment

Both the US and Germany had portable Automatic weapons.. the Iconic Thompson Sub Machine Gun and the German Mp 40…

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Machine Pistol

Machine Pistol

 

 

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Personal weapons

March 4, 2015  |  Austin  |  1 Comment

The BAR here, and the German Mauser? can You ID that weapon?

The BAR is hard to miss

The BAR is hard to miss

 

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what is this one? STG?

 

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Firing the weapon

 

Dismount

March 3, 2015  |  Austin  |  1 Comment

Dismount and Form up!

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