Dem Nartsees is EEEvil

Let’s make no bones about it, telling your mates or your mum that you like to spend the odd weekend pretending to be a German soldier from WW2 takes some guts. Almost everyone has a family member who risked or lost their lives fighting against Hitler’s army.And now...

So, you wanna do German?

Introduction This is a series of short articles designed to help people create an accurate impression of a German soldier, without wasting money on unnecessary or substandard items. It is not a complete guide to every piece of German kit issued, and neither is it...

German: Heer Infantry

Basis of impression Pictured here is an enlisted soldier of an infantry unit in the Heer (army), mid-late war. He is wearing an M40 wool feldgrau uniform with infantry collar tabs and shoulderboards. Our soldier is wearing the Heer chest eagle and the insignia of a...

German: Fallschirmjäger

FJR2 Fallschirmjäger – Basis of impression Both Fallschirmjäger in the picture are wearing the type 3 Splinter B jump smock and Fallschirmjäger Jump Trousers. You can see from the kit list above and the photo, that Fallschirmjäger equipment is quite varied and...

Japanese: Basic impression

Basis of impression The intention is to show how easily and cheaply a basic Japanese uniform can be to put together, as I feel this is the biggest obstacle in the way of a PTO game. It details the use of substitute, rather than replica equipment. To see more detail or...

German: 9th SS Division ‘Hohenstaufen’

Basis of impression Pictured is an impression of a Ardennes Offensive era SS-Schütze wearing a field-painted M35 helemt and carrying an MP40. The “Dot 44” (Erbsenmuster) uniform is being worn over a wool uniform for warmth but could also worn on its own in...