Its so much more than just putting on a German uniform.
Your representing the memory of those ordinary men who fought and died in the greatest conflict in human history. GDLHG is a close group who operate to the highest standards of acuracy we can, constantly trying to improve our impression of the men we portray. Team work, the passing on of knowledge, professionalism and the drive to get it right is why GDLHG has bulit the reputation it has. When you start your journey with us you will benefit from years of combined living history experience. We will help you every step of the way. Your interest may be the history, weapons, tactics or vehicles of the German Army. You may have previous military or re-enactment experience or this may be your first time in uniform. Every new member starts with the unit as a Schutze (Private) After successful completion of the probationary period and meeting the unit basic equipment standards you will be awarded your converted GD Cuff title and GD1 shoulder boards. Promotion comes with time and like all good things, the more you put in the more you get out. Every member of GDLHG started as a Schutze. You will have the opportunity to take part in some of the best public and private events not just in the UK but Europe and beyond. GDLHG has recently taken part in events in Germany, Norway and the USA. You will be supported every step of the way as you begin your exciting adventure with us. From the the basic kit list and where to get it from, kit maintenance, drill, tactics, living in the field to unit history. You may want to specialise as a member of a MG Gun crew or be part of a Mortor team, you may be given extra responsibilities and find yourself supporting new recruits in the future. Our unit takes part in public shows displaying the unit to members of the public, private events that include tactical operations against allied units and full immersion events. We also travel to Germany and support the GD veterans association Treffen, take part in TV and Movie filming and the opportunity to work with some of the best Allied and Axis Living History Groups in the World. With a mixture of different events throughout the year GDLHG has something for everyone. You will be part of a dedicated and active unit that not only works hard but enjoys it self also. We can grantee not only will it be rewarding but you will also have some of the best laughs.