Updated: Dec 30, 2022
Victory Card Game
First Published: 1939, Anonymous
Illustrator or Designer: Not Credited
Contents: 44 Cards + Rules Leaflet
44 cards: 4 sets of 9 cards depicting Army, Navy, R.A.F. ranks and Home Front roles + 1 set of 8 cards depicting British and Nazi Leaders.
Victory cards: The Army - Private, Corporal, Sergeant-Major, Lieutenant, Captain, Major, Colonel, General, Field Marshall.
Victory cards: The Navy - A.B., Petty Officer, Sub-Lieutenant, Lieutenant, Lieut. Commander, Commander, Captain, Rear-Admiral, Admiral.
Victory cards: The R.A.F. - Aircraftman, Mechanic, Sergeant, Observer, Pilot Officer, Flight Lieutenant, Squadron Leader, Wing-Commander, Air-Marshall.
Victory cards: Home Front - A.R.P. Warden, Auxiliary Fireman, Police, Aux. Territorial Service, V.A.D., Land Army, Ambulance Driver, Cook, Auxiliary Air Force.
Victory cards: Master Cards - Chamberlain, Churchill, Gort, Newall. Nazi Leadership - Goering, Goebbels, Ribbentrop, Hitler.
Published anonymously but registered to Castell Brothers in December 1939 Pepys, The Story of The Company and its Games 4th Ed.,p9. by Rex Pitts who also wrote a feature on the game with a description of the Home Service roles at World of Playing Cards.
Game & Version Details
Victory - Card Back
Victory - Rules Front
Victory - Rules Back
Victory - Box Back With Sample Card
Victory - Box Top
My game is missing the box top. In other copies I have seen the text reads:
Victory - Box Side Left
Victory - Box Base
Victory - Box Side Right
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Victory - Box Front With Flap