There was a growth out there for army uniforms and artefacts in recent times. We communicate to sellers and consumers and discover the ethics of this commerce.
Presenter David Reid explores the massive market in army memorabilia. Fanatics recreating historic battles has surged in recent times and pushed a growth out there for army uniforms and artefacts. We communicate to sellers and consumers and discover the ethics of what some say is a blood soaked commerce.
David stories from a re-enactment occasion and speaks to John Ruffhead, the co-ordinator for the Royal Navy Beachhead Commando re-enactors, to seek out out extra about those that participate. Charlotte Huxley-James, a World Warfare Two residing historian tells us in regards to the army uniforms she has purchased over time and why authenticity actually issues.
We additionally hear from army memorabilia seller Malcolm Fisher who tells us the marketplace for what he sells is large and defends the commerce in Nazi artefacts.
Producer/presenter: David Reid
(Picture: US Military Sergeant in uniform adorned with medals. Credit score: Getty Photos)
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