GI Equipment list

Following is a list of items needed to get you started reenacting with 5th Rangers. Additional/alternate items are necessary when participating in events as an airborne trooper. Equipment is available at military shows, surplus stores, from fellow reenactors, and from commercial vendors such as At the Front and WWII Impressions.

Optional items:

Firearms: (Adults Only)

* Helmet should have orange diamond with inset “5” on back for Ranger impressions.

NOTE: We do not recommend or require the use of actual vintage period military gear, except in the case of hardware such as canteens & mess kits. Authentic reproduction equipment is preferred and acceptable.