The Napoleonic Association of the
Netherlands and the Foundation Fortress Bourtange
cordially invite you to
participate in the event "Battle for Bourtange 2020".
This event will
take place in the Fortress Town of Bourtange, Municipality of
Westerwolde, the Netherlands.
declaration of participants:
means of this pre-registration, we request you to respond before January 1,
2020, so the organization can estimate the turnout.
Please be realistic in
that. Registering for 20 people and showing up up with 5 really works for no
This pre-registration does not, however, entitle you to participate. The
number of places is limited.
event fits within a series of events. The NAN will be in existence for 25 years
theme of the NAN lustrum-year is the preparation of French and Dutch units for
the anniversary event 2020 for the Battle of Waterloo.
once again appear internationally as a Dutch Army, the NAN has prepared a
number of events to exercise and practice in a large (brigade) context. The
Battle of Bourtange is the final showpiece in this series of events.
theme of this event will be the siege & eventual conquest of the Bourtange
fortress by the Allies over the French.
Of course there will be skirmishes for
the public and a battle.
A program will also be developed for civilians.
Traders from this period are welcome to sign up.
straw, water and gunpowder will be made available by the organization.