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Als erste rein, als letzte raus

Formed in 1998, 5th SS Wiking has built a reputation as a premier Midwestern reenacting group. Our unit is primarily based in Michigan, but enlists many active members in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and even Canada. We accept men from all different backgrounds who share the same passion for history and its preservation.


Our unit is always looking for new members. Whether you've been reenacting for years or looking to get started, we're here to help you find your place in the unit and get you properly acquainted.

Tools of the Trade


Unlike normal infantry unit, pioniers were combat engineers who specialized in assaulting fortified positions or creating defenses and traps to stop invading enemies.

Because of the nature of their work, pioniers were given access to a variety of weapons and tools that were not available to infantry soldiers, such as: flamethrowers, demolition charges, minesweepers, wire cutters, saws, and various other tools to assault or defend positions.