Afrika Corp- Tropical Uniform- Sun helmet- Infantry- Private
The Afrika Korps or German Africa Corps (German: Deutsches Afrikakorps, DAK) was the German expeditionary force in Africa during the North African Campaign of World War II. First sent as a holding force to shore up the Italian defense of their African colonies, the formation fought on in Africa, under various appellations, from March 1941 until its surrender in May 1943. The unit’s best known commander was Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.
This costume hire consists of the following;
Short German Army ankle boots- canvas gaiters- Olive Green Cotton Twill Tunic with correct insignia for Afrika Corps worn with the Luftwaffe pattern Tropical Trousers- Tropical Army Shirt- Cotton Neck Scarf- DAK Sun Helmet with Army badges attached – DAK web belt with German Army Buckle- Canvas Y Straps- DAK pattern Water Bottle- Metal Mess Tins- Entrenching tool in brown leather Carrier- Bread Bag
The Bayonet and German Mauser K98 are available for hire through our Gun Hire Department. Blank Firing Weapons are available through our section 5 armoury department.