Tags » Militaria

A World War II saw

Recently we were given a saw which we find interesting. It came from Vicarage Farm in Easterton but clearly has a military origin.

The saw comes in what looks like a small kit bag – a canvas pouch. 193 more words

Museum

A sword chape

It is always good to learn a new word and we learned the word chape when given some metal detector finds recently.

The dictionary defines chape as the metal point of a scabbard. 214 more words

Museum

Some Great Force

October 17, 2014

“We Go Next!” proclaims one of the strident posters. Nothing could be truer for this batch of framed propaganda posters. Next in the yourSpace gallery will be vintage World War One posters. 75 more words

Commemorating the Fall of the Berlin Wall: An Artifact of Oppression

Another interesting East German artifact that has been my possession for almost a quarter century: an officer’s visor hat of the East German Ministry of Security… 182 more words

DDR