Carved artillery shell
The saying goes ““War is long periods of boredom punctuated by moments of sheer terror.” In this sense, World War I was no different. Trench Art is the name given to things created by solders seeking to pass the time, in this case an artillery shell with an ornate pattern and Engineer castle, with the words “Co L 23rd / Argonne,” carved by an anonymous Engineer soldier.

Download Image: Full Size (0.61 MB)
Tags: Artifacts
Photo by: Eric Reinert |  VIRIN: 220627-A-DS407-018.JPG