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So people get the idea, some examples that would be considered offensive, numbered as above:
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  2. "NKVD Blocking Detachment", "Einsatzgruppen"
  3. This one should be pretty obvious...
  4. So should this - and it includes calling all Germans "Nazis" and all Soviets/Russians "Commies". It got boring 50 years ago, so stop it.
  5. Use of swastikas, fasces, SS-runes and so on for the Axis.
  6. There is actually very little overt symbolism from the Stalinist era; the hammer-and-sickle isn't offensive per se.
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502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment - Tactical Realism Unit *Recruiting*

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  • 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment - Tactical Realism Unit *Recruiting*



    Who We Are:

    The 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment is an organized, Tactical Realism community based upon the historic World War Two US Army Airborne unit. We utilize teamwork, communication, and tactics in-game to be the most effective during matches and operations.


    Tactical Realism Definition:

    Working as a team, utilizing tactics, playing to the objective, based on in-game constraints.

    Mission Statement:
    We aim to provide a virtual base for like minded gamers who want or like to play in a Tactical Realism environment; providing a culture to build long lasting relationships and learning about the units history in and outside of the game.


    Our Vision:

    We aim to provide quality public community engagement through event hosting, high unit visibility and being a respected group within the game communities we are in. We consistently keep our motto of "Quality over Quantity" in everything that we do in and out of game.


    Features of our group
    • Welcoming brotherhood, when you join our unit we welcome you into our
    • Historical WW2 Ranks, we utilize to showcase veteranship and seniority for new members of the unit.
    • Medals and Badges, we have a combination of WW2 and Vietnam era awards that members can earn which are then showcased within their signature.
    • Operations, we host events centered around historical campaigns and battles that the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment fought in.
    • Game Nights, we play PlanetSide 2 and Foxhole as a group for those who have the game for variety and fun.
    • Server priority, as a member of our unit, you will receive server priority within our game servers or game nights.
    • And much moreā€¦.!

    Server Information

    Tactical Server 1




    Tactical Server 2




    Teamspeak Server




    We hope to see you around in one of our servers!

    Visit our website to learn more about us or to fill out an application:
    www.502pir-realism.us

    Last edited by Paint360; 08-31-2017, 10:32 PM.

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    Attention everyone!

    As of September 7, 2017 the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment now has a custom map server running as well as our stock server in Rising Storm 2: Vietnam. Details about the server are listed below.

    Server Name: [502PIR] Tactical Realism #2 *Recruiting* - www.502pir-realism.us
    Server IP: 74.91.116.132:7777

    Custom Map List:
    - River Crossing
    - Highway 14
    - Firebase Georgina
    - Cousteau Plantation
    - Operation Valkyrie
    - Nui Ba Den
    - Operation Irving
    - Dewey Canyon
    - Suong Mu
    - Tay Ninh Province
    - Dead and Buried

    More maps will be added as they are released by the community! If you have any map suggestions or comments please feel free to post them on our forums!

    Thank you,
    502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment
    1st Battalion, Baker Company
    Headquarters Staff

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