Welcome to Strictly GI
Strictly GI is a WWII US Army living history group based in the United Kingdom, with a focus on accurately recreating various aspects of the GI's time in service throghout Europe during World War II.
A selection of our most recent World War II articles.
Distinguishing your uniform and equipment from others can be difficult in the field. Read our handy guide on how to mark them in the correct, WWII manner to distinguish your gear from others.Uniforms and Equipment
Spectacles are an important part of life for many re-enactors and living historians, but are often overlooked when putting together an accurate impression. Learn how to complete the look with our handy guide!
The Field Desk was an integral part of every Company and Battalion Headquarters during WWII. Learn how to correctly pack the contents of the Field Desk and Record Chest. This article is based on an original document, published by The Infantry School, (Ft. Benning, Ga) in 1943.
A selection of the most recent posts from our blog.
To celebrate Thanksgiving 2023, members of Strictly GI were lucky to be invited to former RAF Metheringham to display a collection of WWII vehicles to American forces stationed at nearby RAF Digby.2 weeks ago
Our online database of World War II Military Occupational Classifications for Enlisted Personnel is now live on the website. Read about our efforts to digitize and launch it here.
The new Strictly GI website is now officially live. Featuring articles, free reproduction paperwork and a vast array of useful WWII information, we invite everyone to explore our site.
A collection of our recent past events.
A selection of images from Strictly GI's private photoshoot representing members of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division during their progress inland from Utah Beach, 6 June 1944.4th Infantry Division
Our impression for this year's Woodhall Spa 1940s weekend was a snapshot of the first Evacuation Hospital in Normandy, the 128th Evacuation Hospital.