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Victory Show 2023
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Normal scenario, this year Jim is making a resupply depo, crates, jerry can's, 1/2 track, jeeps, etc.



M37 Wool Shirt & wool pants
M41 Jacket (with 1st Div Patch)
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 modern eye glasses

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: Unit kitchen fly sheet

Unit Field Equipment: kitchen equipment for BBQ and Breakfast


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 – Unit breakfast

          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 – Unit breakfast

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


Food: £5 meal deal at this event, payable at event. No money no meal deal, please don't expect to be fed if you have not paid.


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




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, beer club as normal drink will be pooled then excess shared at end of the weekend. Don't drink other's beers unless you have contributed.


Site:     The Victory Show,

          Foxlands Farm,



          LE9 1SG

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


Keep in touch via the WhatsApp group.

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)


Camping: Green camping in Red Ball Express public field adjacent to parking field. So technically we are in the public area, so keep camp and equipment secure at all times. Unload and park up cars promptly.


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.


Off-Duty Entertainment: Drinking and socializing.


Weekend Programme: 


            Friday – Establish camp - (Off Duty)




            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 BBQ, wash-up, clean-up and police weapons

            18:30 - Off duty




            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



Semper paratus

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