• World War One – Episode 1. Documentary Film. Historical Reenactment. StarMedia. English Subtitles
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    World War One – Episode 1. Documentary Film. Historical Reenactment. StarMedia. English Subtitles

    Autumn of 1914. A troop train was on its way from Odessa Overcrowded coaches were filled with soldiers and bursting from loud chatter, letting a young 15 year old boy go completely unnoticed as he hid underneath the bunks. With nothing but a bundle of dried bread and a change of clothes, the boy was in pursuit of his dream to become a real hero, whatever it took. An new kind of war had come to Russia Unlike any war humankind had seen before. A war of machines and airplanes… The first war of armored battleships and gigantic zeppelins… The first war of tanks and poison gas… This young boy…

  • Roman Military Technology and Tactics
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    Roman Military Technology and Tactics

    2000 years ago, the Roman army is the best equipped army in the world. While the architects have mastered the art of manipulating stone and concrete, military engineers have fashioned metal and wood to create devastating weapons of war. The Roman foot soldier’s main weapon is a fearsome sword called the Gladius, a double edged blade about 18 inches long with a sharp point. It was used for stabbing and thrusting, rather than slashing. But if a sword could be deadly at close quarters, their spear called a Pilum, could kill from a distance. It can be thrown with lethal accuracy around 100 feet. DR KATE GILLIVER: The Pilum is…

  • Glamping the Moon – Crowd Fund Information
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    Glamping the Moon – Crowd Fund Information

    hello Iain here from Iain and Susie some of you may just know us as friends others will know us as vollsanger and the “Widow” from reenactment and live-action roleplay and the Crimson moon over the last 20 years. Hello “but I thought you’d retired” I hear you say well yes so did we We thought a couple of years ago that as soon as we can we’d try and buy a little smallholding here in Wales and then perhaps put up a barn and turn it into a tavern Last Sunday we found a 30 acre farm next to a 50 acre forest in Wales but it’s just off…

  • Historic Rogers Island in Amazing Fort Edward NY!
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    Historic Rogers Island in Amazing Fort Edward NY!

    Historic Rogers island in Fort Edward New York is the birthplace of the US Army Rangers. in July 2001 the Rogers Island visitor’s center was opened on the island. Exhibits tell the story of the Fort Edward New York area for Native Americans up to the Revolutionary War. The visitor’s center is also the base of operations for the SUNY Adirondack College archaeological field school for six weeks each summer. the Rogers Island Visitor Center hosts the annual French and Indian War Encampment every September! it is popular with reenactors and the general public. The banks of the Hudson River are host to living history demonstrations drills and skirmishes! Also…