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Welcome to the home page of YANKS World War Two Living History Group!
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The background of the group is described below with special
thanks to Tim Dean for providing the original facts:
presentation can be described as ‘third person interactive’ or ‘a living
museum’. Rather than portray a particular Company of a particular Regiment, of
a particular Division, we endeavour to show a wider view of airborne troops,
enabling us to show the development of clothing, equipment, weapons, rations,
etc as WW2 in the ETO (European Theatre of Operations) progressed. Our members will typically wear early or late
WW2 US uniforms & equipment, with a mix of Parachute, Glider and Infantry personnel
being represented. This gives our members chance to vary their individual
In Yanks we try to represent a variety of U.S.Army units rather than one fixed unit. So members can really do any 'Yank' impression they want! For example, in the past our members have portrayed a selection including:
We have a CP (Command Post) with radio’s, field phones, field furniture and other items, normally camouflaged with netting, a custom made mess tent, big enough to completely hide a small kitchen at the rear and provide a rain/wind/sun shelter at the front. Shelter half tents provide individual accommodation & are erected as an encampment. We have a 60mm mortar position as part of our typical display, with a motor pool element as well. More weapons & equipment are added to our presentation each season, as individual collections get larger.
members currently own the following vehicles, which appear at events:
Weapons owned by YANKS members include:
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