Recently Blair posted this article about a museum in North Carolina that has constructed a WW1 trench system to help visitors understand what it was like. There are several of these out there: at the museum at West Point, at the First Division Museum in Illinois, at the French museum at Peronne and a man in Surrey even devoted his backyard to one, much to the dismay of his neighbors.  However, these people in the UK have gone one big step farther. Click here.

Museum Creates Environmental Exhibit Based on World War I

James (“Jim”) Patton BS BA MPA is a retired state official from Shawnee, Kansas and a frequent contributor to several WW1 e-publications, including "Roads to the Great War," "St. Mihiel Tripwire," "Over the Top" and "Medicine in the First World War." He has spent many hours walking the WW1 battlefields, and is also an authority on British regiments and a collector of their badges. An Army Engineer during the Vietnam War, he does work for the US World War 1 Centennial Commission and has memberships in the WW1 Historical Association, the Western Front Association, the Indian Military Historical Society and the Salonika Campaign Society.