Making WWI Airplanes From Clothespins

This post on making WWI aircraft from clothespins is not really a set of instructions, but the photos show clearly enough what has to be done. Brilliant bit of model making.

The Light Horsemen (1987)

A fictionalized account of the Australian Light Horse Regiment in Palestine in 1917.

Scratch Building A 15mm Mortar

Here’s a tutorial on scratch building a 15mm mortar.

On The Firing Line With The Germans – WWI Era Film

On The Firing Line With The Germans is a feature-length documentary shot in 1915 by two American filmmakers to show the Great War from the German perspective.

Thanks to reader Peter Schweighofer for the tip pointing me to the film. You should also visit his site.

Update: You may find that the YouTube copy of the film streams better than the one from the dot gov site. It does for me.

Poilus – Short Film About WWI Rabbits

The “Poilus” are waiting to leave for the battlefield.
Among them, Ferdinand, a young hare, is playing the harmonica.
A whistling signal is given, the attack begins.
It’s on the no man’s land that he first encounters his enemy, a horrible creature.