Can I Join?
If you meet the criteria below, you may be able to join us. Please write to us for more information!
-All prospective members must be at least 21 years old.
-All prospective members must be in fairly good physical condition to be able to participate in battle scenarios.
-You will be required to supply your own uniform, and gear. We have extras to lend to new recruits for an event or two, but ask that that you obtain at least the basics by your second event. (Exceptions can be made under certain circumstances pending approval of unit CO)
-We ask that you attend at least two events per year.
-You must be legally able to own a firearm.
Note-The best recommendation that we can give, is that you visit us face to face at an event. In this way, we can explain aspects of our unit with you thoroughly, as well as actually show you what you would need in order to join. Any potential members will also undergo an interview with two or more of our senior members. We hope that you will be interested in joining us in this challenging and rewarding impression!
What Will I Need?
Battledress Jacket-(Wool British P-37, or P-40, Canadian, or Reproduction also accepted)
Battledress Pants (converted British P-49 or Greek are acceptable as are Reproductions)
Black Wool Beret (please no modern style berets -WW2 era berets tended to be "floppier")
Polish Eagle Cap Badge (either metal or embroidered cloth)
POLAND Shoulder Titles
Black Lanyard (supplied by unit along with black wool to alter left epaulette)
British Ammunition Boots (Canadian also accepted)
Polish 1st Division insignia, 10th Dragoons collar pennants, and 10th Dragoon honarary Lanark insignia. (all supplied by unit)
MK1 or MK2 British Steel Helmet (flat, round type, unit will paint insignia)
2 Web Belts-(one for field use, one for dress uniform)
*Web belts should be unblancoed khaki, and have all brass hardware*
Gaiters (Khaki web with leather or web tabs. Most folks take a size 3)
Spike Bayonet w/Scabbard (if carrying Enfield rifle)
Frog for Spike Bayonet (khaki web)
1 Pair Braces (Web gear shoulder straps)
Entrenching Tool w/ Cover and handle
1 Pair Basic Pouches (ammo magazine pouches)
*All pouches should have the snap closure tab NOT the pull-through type tab*
Small Pack (brass hardware only)
Pair of L-Straps for Small Pack (brass hardware only)
Water Bottle with Skeleton or Sleeve Holder
Respirator Pouch (late war style)
Web Rifle Sling (either British or Canadian)
Square 2-Piece Mess Kit (please use only aluminum style, early war tin style is NOT permitted)
Brown or White Enamel Mug
British Rain Cape or Ground Sheet
Enfield #4 MK 1 Rifle
Thompson Submachine Gun
Enfield or Colt .45 Pistol for NCO's Officers or operators of crew-served weapons.
Tent, British bivi style (brown)
British Leather Jerkin (Converted Belgian post-war accepted)
Great Coat (British, or Canadian. Converted Greek is accepted)
All uniforms and gear can be purchased from the following unit-recommended dealers:
What Price Glory Militaria
King & Country Militaria
Castle Keep Militaria