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The Home Guard




Description

A re-enactor from the The Victory in Europe Reenactment Association (VERA) showing the uniform and weapon of the British Home Guard during World War 2. He is dressed in the traditional serge 37 pattern battledress with Field Service cap. In these pictures he is armed with a Lee Enfield SMLE rifle although the Home Guard were latterly more commonly armed with the Pattern 14 or US-manufactured Pattern 17 rifle.

Location

The Wheels and Wings 2006 event, Yorkshire Air Museum, York, UK. May 2006.

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