Here are some videos that may be of interest;
The first up is the guys from the Mad Dwarf Workshop, producing a pattern welded sword.
Short Sword Techniques
The next short video show some of the techniques for the Italian Longsword.
The next video is a short piece looking at, how to fire a matchlock musket.
How to fire a Brown Bess Musket
A short film explaining the Battle of Hastings