GNW Tactical Maneuver in Syndalen, May 2013

A tactical Great Northern War maneuver will be held in Nyland’s Brigades training ground in Syndalen. According to the preliminary schedule the event starts on 17th of May at 19:00, and ends on 18th of May at 18:00. A public performance is on sunday 19th of May. We expect about 80 mousqueteers and a dozen mamsels and wenches from various countries.

Preliminary schedule:

Friday 17th of May

13:00…14:00 Arrival. Troops from different countries arrive at Syndalen training ground at the set location. Unloading of vehicles and parking.

14:00-15:00 Officers meeting: camp program, safety orders, rules. The ranks prepare gun powder and paper cartridges.

15:00-16:00 Lunsh in the field

16:00-17:00 Changing clothes. All modern equipment are stored away in container.

17:00-17:30 General muster. Presentation of safety orders and rules.

17:30-19:00 Moving to camp locations and setting up camp.

19:00 Maneuvers begin.

Saturday 18th of May.

18:00 Maneuvers end. Ending inspection.

18:30-20:00 Breaking up camp and transport to Hanko accommodation.

20:00 Washing up, sauna and evening recreation.

Sunday 19th of May.

10:00 Reveille.

10:30-11:30 Breakfast

12:00 General muster after which proceed to perfomance site in Hanko

13:00 Public performance in Hanko + press info.

14:00 Lunch

15:00 Washing up and change of clothes.

16:00 Return home. Guided sightseeing of Hanko (e.g. military museum)

Muskets fire only black powder (salute shots only).

Coming up are many GNW happenings, e.g. Riilahti Battle in Hanko 2014, Napue in Storkyrö 2014, Armfelt’s march in Norway 2018 and 2019, etc.

In Lovisa 12th of March 2013
Keimo Ahokanto
Camp Commander
Nylands Karoliner – Uudenmaan karoliinit ry