The 2012 Arnhem Battlefield Tour
The Arnhem Battlefield Tour will commence on Wednesday 19th September 2012 and conclude on Sunday 23rdSeptember 2012, with all participants accommodated at the Hotel Bilderberg Oosterbeek throughout.
Three Teams drawn from the U.K, U.S.A, & Netherlands Armed Forces will participate, with each Team having as driver an Afghanistan Veteran, a 1944 Operation Market Garden veteran as navigator, and the two rear seats in each car occupied by supporters who contribute the sum of £2000 each to a relevant Service Charity. In the case of the UK Team, the beneficiary will be The Parachute Regiment Afghanistan Trust.
The four drivers in the UK Team will be drawn from the 4th Bn The Parachute Regiment, using Land Rover Discovery vehicles generously supplied by Jaguar/Land Rover. The four drivers in the US Team will be drawn from US Airborne Forces and will be driving Ford vehicles generously supplied by The Ford Motor Company. The fourth drivers in the Netherlands Team will be drawn from The Royal Netherlands Army & Air Force and will be driving Nissan Leaf cars generously supplied by Nissan. It is intended all veteran navigators will be drawn from the countries of the respective Teams.
Throughout the Tour all meals and accommodation will be provided by the Tour Organisers.
Teams will assemble at the Hotel Bilderberg Oosterbeek by 1600hrs latest on Wednesday 19th September for hotel & Team check-in. A full briefing will be given that evening.
All Team participants will be invited to attend the 2012 Arnhem Battlefield Tour Reception and Dinner to be held in the Hotel Bilderbeg Oosterbeek on the night of Saturday 22ndSeptember. Lieut General Mart de Kruif, Chief of the Royal Army will preside. Dress will be Serving Officers Service Dress, and all others Suits with Ties.
On Sunday 23rd September all Team participants have the opportunity to attend the Annual Service of Commemoration held at the Oosterbeek War Cemetery from 1000hrs to 1200hrs.
Sunday 23rd all Teams disperse as desired.
For all enquiries and applications please contact Colin Smith – email@example.com.