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13 Jan 2021 3:48 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse12 Jan 2021 8:02 p.m. PST

…Battlefield Films

"EARLY PHOTOGRAPHERS immortalized conflicts like the Crimean War, the American Civil War, and the Franco Prussian War.

But by the 1890s, a whole new generation of trailblazers using emergent motion picture technology would themselves furnish posterity with yet another trove of historic treasures: the first moving images of warfare…."
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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian13 Jan 2021 3:47 a.m. PST

From Military History Now

Legionarius13 Jan 2021 11:04 a.m. PST

Yes, and many of these films were "recreations" made for propaganda purposes. They were not shot in the battlefields.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse14 Jan 2021 11:29 a.m. PST



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