Reenactors are divided into: "polyester soldiers", for mixing up their uniforms with modern clothing (eg velcro fasteners); mainstream, who ensure most details are correct; to progressives, who ins
ist on period detail down to underwear and seasonal food served at camp. A lycra-clad Belgian cyclist whizzes past German reenactors from Augsburg. A British reenactment group was banned in 2016 from travelling to France with their original Lee-Enfield rifles as they did not comply with strict new anti-terror laws. Town of Ilmenau. Thuringia, Germany. 2013/08.
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