GALLERY: Meeting the warriors from the Romans to World War Two at West Stow

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Whether it was Anglo-Saxon warriors demonstrating the fearsome potential of a shield wall or World War Two Land Army Girls feeding the nation, it was all part of West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village’s British Warriors through the Ages show at the weekend.

In spite of the rain, about 500 people visited the village to see displays by 40 enactors and ‘meet the warriors’ representing Romans, Anglo-Saxons , Normans, Medieval Knights, Civil War soldiers, Red Coats, World War One and Two soldiers, Land Army girls and Lumberjills,

Anglo-Saxon warriors demonstrate a shield wall as part of West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village's British warriors through the Ageas event ANL-150309-103918001

Anglo-Saxon warriors demonstrate a shield wall as part of West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village's British warriors through the Ageas event ANL-150309-103918001

The like some of the Anglo-Saxons, World War Two Lumberjills also wielded axes but they were trained at a camp at Culford in forestry skills.