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Researching the Internet and consulting with some our customers who are reenactors, we found a wealth of information on this subject. There is way too much to post here but this is a sampling of what others are doing. If you know of a great resource that would benefit others, please feel free to send it to us.
Reenactor.net’s World War II Section contains articles, videos of mock battles, a list of reenacting organizations, a living history forum and much more. This website has sections for all historical reenactments from ancient times to the present.
The World War Two Living History Association in Britain has been preserving and dislaying the equipment and weapons used in the North-West Europe Theater of Operations during WWII since 1978. Our best wishes for their 30th anniversary! They also organize reenactments for their members. They have a great photo album on their website including videos.
Hard Scrabble Farm’s website has some great material on their site. They have articles on how to pick a unit, how to make your bunkbed, a woman’s perspective on WWII reenacting, using a 1940s camera, uniform requirements, etc. Any information you need on equipment, vehicles, weapons, paperwork, basic training, you name it, they’ve got it. They also have are large selection of reenactment photos from around the U.S.
The Band of Brothers Living History Group’s website in the Netherlands/Belgium is an information base on all allied paratroopers, their gear, vehicles, uniforms and heritage. As long as you click on the U.S. flag on their home page you’ll be able to read most of it in English.
The Classic Independent Aviators from the 391 Squadron in the Netherlands aim to preserve the military aviation heritage used during WWI and WWII. Be sure to click the British flag at the bottom of the home page to get the English version.
The War Correspondent and Photographer site in the Czech Republic has some great videos of reenactments in their country.
The Living History Group Holland is being revised. However, if you click on the history link, you can read a detailed article on the battle of Arnhem.
Visit Roberts Army traveling museum website for pictures of 10th Mountain Divison equipment and reenactors using it.