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Die Panzergrenadiere together with Tommies at War form the Fronthistoriska Föreningen (FHF), a living history or reenactment association which was formed in 2008 with the purpose of portraying German and Russian soldiers during the latter stages of the war, 1943-1945. As time progressed, FHF's focus switched from Soviet Russia to the British Empire, and so in 2011 the British section was born out of the soviet one.

The two sections of FHF are highly independent and manage their own organisation separately, but come together during both field and public events, giving people who are interested in joining the opportunity to try out whatever side they feel like reenacting.

Die Panzergrenadiere have a goal to participate in at least six field and training events as well as public events per year. During field and training events the emphasis is on the day to day life of a German soldier during the war, both in front line situations and behind the line. This includes how to act as a German soldier, tactics, weapon care and use, field works etc.
During public events we present different types of displays for the public where we display our material and present ourselves and what we do.

Die Panzergrenadiere also have made friends with many other associations across Europe which have led to invitations to participate in big events outside of Sweden.

In reenactment we always try to give an authentic image of what life during the war would look like and this demands a considerable degree of knowledge and respect of the hardship and struggle people went through during the war. With this in mind it is always a balancing act to portray a German soldier and not to upset people. You have to do it right and with a great amount of respect and this is very important for us in Die Panzergrenadiere. It is a far more serious matter than just play war dressed in 70 year old uniforms.


FHF is entirely a non-political organization that take clearly distance from all sorts of extremism. We do not have any intention to glorify violence or to understate or deny crimes committed during the time we have chosen to portray.

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