Victory Show 2022
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Scenario:

 

2nd Armour around August 1944 engaged in the Falaise pocket. The plan is to all march onto the display and set-up a frontline position of a mortar crew, 30cal crew, and comms. we will then spend the day digging in and repelling enemy attacks.

 

Uniform & kit:


Uniform:

 

M37 Wool Shirt & Camo pants if you have then, if not wool
Camo Jacket or M41 Jacket (No 1st Div Patch on show please)
M1 Steel Helmet with 3/4" Mesh net with scrim if you have it

Garrison Cap (for evenings)
M1938 Dismounted Leggings
Roughout Boots or service shoes
M1928 Haversack with mess kit and KFS

T-Handle & cover or E-Tool

Belt to suit weapon, with canteen and carlisle pouch
Personal Weapon

Gas mask bag

Dog tags

Wash kit

 

Uniform Standard: Combat dirty.

 

Personal appearance: 2-days max. shaving

 

Please take note, to maintain our high standards:

 

No Jump boots

No Modern Tee shirts

No E-cigarettes in sight

No beards

No visible piercings  

Mobile phones and modern cameras to be used discreetly

No eating modern food on the display

All Modern equipment (carrier bags, cool boxes, beer boxes, books, food packaging etc)hidden from sight at all times where possible.

Rations and personal items are either wrapped in period packaging or used discreetly

 

Shelter:

Steve, please bring your fly-sheet for storage, etc.

Brian, can you bring your fly-sheet also

Craig, Do you want to bring your kitchen sheet?

 

Unit Field Equipment: Limited for two can and BBQ

 

Field Equipment: sandbags to full during the day, spent cases, foxhole litter, old tin cans, cigarette packets, etc. 30 cal tins.

 

Radios:   Yes

 

Flagpole: No

 

Signage, etc: Not required

 

Weapons:  Personal weapons with copy of deactivation certificate. 

 

Unit Weapons: 30 cal, Mortar, Grenade launcher?  

 

Water:    Available on Site.

 

Toilets:  Available on Site

 

Showers:  None

 

Food:     Friday Night – Wozzer's famous, Chille Dogs

          Saturday Breakfast – Personal Rations (Porridge if you have it)

          Saturday Lunch – Personal Rations, eat on display GI style if possible

          Saturday Dinner – BBQ, bring something you want to eat + disposable BBQ and 1x other item of            food,hopefully we won't get 200+ burgers and nothing else!

          Sunday Morning – Personal Rations (Porridge if you have it)

          Sunday Lunch – Personal Rations, eat on display GI style if possible

 

Food: No meal deal at this event but bring BBQ items to share.

 

All Troops please bring to every event regardless: 

 

Some bread (Not a modern sliced loaf)

1x tin meat or veg for a 2-can 

1x tin for sweet (Rice pudding, peaches)

1x tin of Spam, hot dog's or corned beef

Coffee or Tea

Please remove modern labels and/or relabel if possible.

 

Also, needed at every event:

 

Salt & Pepper

Tomato Sauce & Brown Sauce

Milk

Eggs 

Sugar

Cooking oil

Washing up liquid

 

Fire:     No open fires, fire bucket off the ground. Water bucket alongside at all times.

 

Fire Wood: Bring small amounts of firewood enough for  2-nights worth (Friday & Saturday).

 

Rubbish:  Bag rubbish/recycle and take home.

 

Alcohol:  Permitted, Personal Ration enough to share, drink will be pooled then excess shared at end of weekend.

 

Site:     The Victory Show,

          Foxlands Farm,

          Cosby,

          Leicestershire

          LE9 1SG

 

 

Parking:  Parking and camping in the car park after you have booked in and obtained your wristband. Look out for our group, we are heading for the top right of the field marked with an X below. This might be the public paid camping field rather than the re-enactor car park, so we might have to blag it with the site security. We are trying to avoid paying £30 for the weekend! So if you are the first there stake out an area with your car, etc, and await reinforcements. Keep in touch via the Wasaap group.

 

Camping: Green camping in plastic tent area

Access to Site: From Friday, Book in at main entrance to obtain your wristband, we are under Pete Skilman's group for this event, World War 2 Allies in Europe (2AiE). Check covering email for your allocated name as you may have to use someone else's name to get in.

 

Contact No’s: Richard Warren – 07773 621051 (After 3 on friday, I'll be on site)

              Marcus Spencer – 07469 737715 (After 5 on friday I'll be on site)

 

Pyros: Yes permitted (Smoke grenades if you have them)

 

Blank Firers: Yes if taking part in the battle, you will need your own ammo.

 

Health & Saftey:

 

Wear suitable and appropriate footwear and clothing. Inform organizer (M.Spencer) of any medical issues. Wear Sunscreen where needed and keep hydrated.

 

Insurance: Unit PI Insurance cover in place, copy available on request. Those of you who are guests need your own insurance cover (via your own group) or pay the group £5 for the event cover.

 

First Aid:  Modern First Aid kit carried by R.Sage

 

Training Schedule: None, this is a combat scenario event, time to use that training.

 

Off Duty Entertainment: Drinking and socializing

 

Weekend Programme: 

 

            Friday – Establish camp - (Off Duty)

 

            Saturday

 

            07:30 – Reveille

            08:00 – Breakfast

            09:30 – Roll call & briefing

            10:00 - Show opens to the public

            17:00 – Show closes to the public

            17:30 - Evening BBQl, wash-up, clean-up and police weapons

            18:30 - Off duty, Live music and entainment by Mark Carrignton?

            

            Sunday

 

            07:30 – Reveille

            08:00 – Breakfast

            09:30 – Roll call & briefing

            10:00 – Show opens to the public

            17:00 - Show closes to the public and we help our hosts (Jim) pack up don't jump in your cars and leave, we are guests for this event.

            

 

Please do not wander off the pitch during show times, instead speak to the Sgt/LT before leaving the pitch.

 

Unit Matters:  Next year's events.

 

By order of:

 

2Lt M.Spencer

E Co/2nd/16/1

 

 

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