- P.P.A. 'H' Patrol Organisations -

Since the P.P.A. Preservation Society began we have organised several meetings. We have also taken part in several trips, exhibitions and meetings of other simular clubs like:

 
- Liberation trips to:

Ghent, Brussels, Antwerp, Kapellen, Eeklo, Knokke-Heist, Ostend, Assenede, Bastogne, and differnet cities in Normandy, and many more ....


- Exhibitions in:
Ghent, Brussles, Ostend, Leuven, etc...

- Participation on 'Army and Nation' at Ghent (Belgium)

- Trips in the Ardennes (Belgium), France, England, etc...

- Operation Overlord - Normandy

The trip to Normandy (France) 1994 - 1999 - 2004 - 2009, etc... for the commemoration of the 50, 55, 60 and 65 years of liberty in Europe.


- Exhibitions trips trough the whole country (Belgium).

- Participation at the Canadian Liberation March - Hoofdplaat (NL) to Knokke Heist (B)

A hike of 33 km, which commemorates the fallen Canadian soldiers in the region. 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, etc...


- Each year participation at the 'War and Peace Show' in Beltring (England)

1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 etc...


- Each year participation at the 'Pinkstertreffen' at Ulbeek (Belgium) of the Patton Drivers

1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 etc...


- Operation 'Snowdrop' 1994.

A survival trip for 4 days, an organisation of the Historical Collectors Squad S.A.S. Belgium to commemorate the 5th SAS and partisans who fought in the Belgian Ardennes between 1944 and 1945.


- Operation 'Barce':

1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 etc... Nightdropping with obstacles, an organisation of the P.P.A. - Preservation Society.


- Participation on 'Black Arrow' at Wachtebeke (Belgium).

Meeting with different similar clubs, an organisation of the H.V.C.G.B. Yeomanry 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, etc... where the P.P.A. Preservation Society organized 'Operation Find The Yeoman' an obstacle track for the local childeren.


- Operation 'Taranto'.

Driving on heavy terrain, an organisation of the P.P.A. Preservation Society and only for the Preservation Society voluntary members.


- Operation 'Corporal Locke'.
Trip to Beltring England, an organisation of the P.P.A. Preservation Society.

- Operation 'Vladimir Peniakoff'

Trip and visit to the grave of Vladimir Peniakoff 'POPSKI' (England), an organisation of the P.P.A. Preservation Society and only for the Preservation Society voluntary members.


- Each year participation on 'Wings and Wheels' at Ursel (Belgium)
Meeting with different similar clubs on the airfield at Ursel: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, etc...

- Participation in the recording of a documentaire for the liberation of Belgium in Westouter.

- Participation on 'Operation Diamond Italy'

The P.P.A.- Preservation Society very generously loaned one of their jeeps to FoPPA for a trip with the P.P.A. veterans in 2005.  (even though they couldn't attend in person).


- Participation on 'Operation Roots'

The unveiling of the P.P.A. Memorial on 30 March 2008 at the Allied Special Forces Grove in Staffordshire.


- And many other manifestation, organisations and exhibitions.

- For the amateurs we organise several off-roading rides. We visit and organise exhibitions in several cities to bring people in contact with the P.P.A. Preservation Society to tell and keep the history of P.P.A. alive in the future...

 

'H' Patrol at the War and Peace Show - Beltring (UK)

Source: P.P.A. Preservation Society.
Photos: P.P.A. Preservation Society.

 
   

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