• Peter Berthoud

Victory

Updated: Sep 22

Victory Card Game


First Published: 1939, Anonymous

Illustrator or Designer: Not Credited


Contents: 44 Cards + Rules Leaflet


Victory Box Front With Thumb Cut
Victory Box Front With Thumb Cut

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 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 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: 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: 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.

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:

ENDLESS ENTERTAINMENT



Victory - Box Side Left



Victory - Box Base



Victory - Box Side Right

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​Victory - Box Front With Flap