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Fri, Jul 22


Horseshoe Bend Ranch (Ravine Site)

Bougainville Campaign - Fall 1944

Soldiers & Marines of the US XIV Corps are transferring responsibility of their sector to the Australian 25th Infantry Battalion. Meanwhile, Japanese forces still patrol the surrounding jungle.

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Bougainville Campaign - Fall 1944
Bougainville Campaign - Fall 1944

Time & Location

Jul 22, 2022, 3:00 PM – Jul 24, 2022, 12:00 PM

Horseshoe Bend Ranch (Ravine Site), 5 Kamholz Rd, Centerville, WA 98613, USA

About The Event

Description: This is a private tactical event based on the Bougainville Campaign during the Fall of 1944. Battle times are tentatively set to Saturday 0900 - 1700 and Sunday 0600-1100.

Sponsoring Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion (5Kp. GD)

Battle Fee: $30

RSVP Requirement: Please RSVP for the event so we have a detailed list. Do not RSVP unless 100% committed to attending.

Accommodations: As a full immersion event, all participants will sleep in the field in foxholes


Impressions: Only Authorized impressions are:

Axis: Japanese Army

Allied: Australian 25th Infantry Battalion, US 37th Infantry Division, or USMC (Unit to be Identified)

No Other Impressions are authorized.

Scenario: Japanese and Allied forces will conduct reconaisance patrols as they forumate their battle plans for the Battle of Pearl Ridge. Pearl Ridge provides commanding views of the Island and is critical to the defense of the Island. US Forces will be providing continuity to the Australian forces relieving them through joint patrols.

COVID Information: For the safety of all participants, it is highly recommended you do not travel or engage in high risk activities 14 days prior to the event to decrease your risk of contracting COVID-19. It is also highly recommended you get tested for COVID-19 the week prior to the event. All participants must check in at arrival to turn in their waivers and receive a temp check.

No participants are required to stay overnight at the site. Participants are welcome to find alternate lodging offsite if they prefer.

More information & COVID prevention guidance to follow.

Documents & Waivers: Event waivers and AG44 guidelines can be found here. Please print, fill out, and bring your waivers with you to submit at check in.

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