(founded 1996)




If you wish to recreate the life and times of a Soldier of 1944 , but without the danger, then..................... 

                               THE NORMANDY ARNHEM SOCIETY IS FOR YOU 


  • Membership:  Although made up mainly of serving and former servicemen, our society is open to all.


  • Location:  Based in Northen England, the majority of our activities remain in that region.


  • Enthusiasm Our main requirement for membership is enthusiasm and passion for what we do and the way we do it.


  • Age Limits 17 + 


  • Portrayal:  You can portray both nationalities, kit is expensive and can be built up over time. There is a minimum requirement for equipment and the unit will do whatever possible to help you with procurement.


  • Kit:  Kit is authentic and can be expensive; we only use the best!


  • Subscription:  Annual subscription is £120, paid monthly ie. £10 pcm, this pays running costs for the unit, with a £5 contribution at events to cover rations. The first 6 months in the unit are free to help you obtain kit faster however the events fee still applies. Students and the unemployed are free but the event fee still applies.


  • Season:  February to November.


  • Rations:  Authentic 1944 style; 3 meals a day. (plus beer - not on the ration!!) 


  • Accommodation:  During training weekends we are accommodated in our WW2 barracks, and during operational (display) weekends under canvas.




For futher information, contact the following E-mail address, giving full details of name, age, address, occupation, reason for joining, outline of your interest in WW2 and any living history experience.  If you are successful with your application, full training will be given to enable you to experience life as a soldier from WW2.



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