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WATCH: The Reich Reenactors

We tailed a group of men playing at being the Waffen-SS and the Wehrmacht, to see if it's a harmless hobby or something more sinister.

by Joe Bish
30 August 2017, 1:15pm

When the 9-5 working week ends, we all need a way to unwind.

For some, it's the sesh, sport or stamp collecting. For others, it's dressing up as the Waffen-SS. Up and down the country, groups of men (and the odd woman) meet up under the non-judgemental cover of forest foliage and isolated fields to pretend, just for a moment, that they are part of Hitler's Third Reich.

Is this a sinister pastime? Or is it just cosplay with more swastikas?

Host Joe Bish spend a weekend with the boys in green to find out.

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