regimental aid post
Duration - 00:06:49
The first part in an on-going series of WW1 short films that detail each link of the chain of evacuation.
We see the journey of a wounded soldier from no-man's land to an R.A.P with a focus on walking wounded, stretcher bearers, and the initial treatment often carried out in a regimental aid post.
casualty clearing station
Duration - 00:03:06
The second part in an on-going series of WW1 short films that detail each link of the chain of evacuation.
We see the arrival of a wounded soldier from the frontline line with a focus on doctors & nurses, WW1 medical advances & techniques, and casualty cards. The piece is presenter led by historian Andy Robertshaw from Battlefield Partnerships Ltd.
WW1 trench tour - through the eyes of a soldier
Duration - 00:02:21
Sergeant McGurk addresses you as a solider new to the frontline. He takes you from the dugout in which you've been resting right up to the frontline itself. With a focus on fire bays, ammunition & weaponry, day-to-day duty of other ranks, as well as a gas attack.
Unchartered Territory: Discovering the bergwerk
Duration - 00:07:47
A short documentary that follows a group of historians and archaeologists entering the Bergwerk for the first time. We see their initial impressions as they explore the German stronghold on the Somme which took the allies months to break.
Memories of an east german uprising
Duration - 00:07:38
First of a series of projects focussing on East Germany and the Cold War.
On 17 June 1953 up to one million East Germans and took to the streets to demand the removal of the SED, better living conditions, free elections and the reunification of Germany. This account is based on real events by fictional character Frank Klein - created by Dr. Richard Millington of the University of Chester.