Dealing With Leggings

Published January 30, 2009 at 1413

Note: I originally wrote this article for a completely different website of mine quite a while ago. While veteran reenactors have learned to deal with their leggings in their own way, new reenactors coming out into the field this season (we’re getting close) will undoubtedly be confused by these things. Since it’s embarrassing to have […]


Remember These Faces… and buy war bonds

Published January 26, 2009 at 1923

“The fight for terrain is up forward. Back here is the fight to save life…Remember these faces — these are the faces of our sons who have done battle.” These are lines from “Remember these faces” a homefront movie to inspire citizens to purchase war bonds.


Wound Cards: An Alternative System

Published January 21, 2009 at 1952

First let me start by saying I only have experience reenacting with 1 organization and while the methods employed by these two organizations were drastically different they almost assuredly do not represent all available methods for dealing with “casualties” during a reenactment. The Original Casualty Simulation / Wound Card System Before a battle whoever was […]


Reproduction Wine Bottle Labels

Published January 18, 2009 at 1406

While wine may not be as effective as penicillin — certainly a wounded soldier wouldn’t mind tasting a bit of fine french wine. It’s vintage 1941, so it’s quality is questionable, but I’m sure he won’t mind. I present to you some reproduction wine labels. They appear to have altered the look of the label […]


American Medics and Soldiers in France (barely)

Published January 18, 2009 at 1333

This is the first in an ongoing series of photographic analysis posts. WWII is generic cialis cheap the first war where lots of candid photography was created for both public information (propoganda) purposes as well as historical record. Regardless, it all has value to reenactors and historians. The photo I selected here is one of […]