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Different kinds of barbed wire

As promised, here’s a second post about barbed wire. These items were collected on the Italian front and were displayed in an exhibition held in Andolo (Trentino). 7 more words


A roll of barbed wire

You know I cannot resist when I see some barbed wire; here’s a very nice (almost artistic) view of a roll of barbed wire. Unfortunately, I don’t know if such a system based on a wooden structure was used by Italian Army or K.u.K one (or both). 18 more words


Straw Overboots

You’ve probably seen such overboots worn by German and Russian soldiers on the Eastern front during the Second World War, but the very same straw overboots were already in use during the First World War on the Alpine front. 82 more words


Naval Gun Shells

Another item exhibited in MART Museum (Rovereto): without any indication of the scale, these gun shells seem to be normal ones. The point is that these are naval gun shells. 31 more words


Mine Explosion

Let’s start our journey in Rovereto MART’s exhibition (see my post published yesterday) with this painting from an old friend of this blog: Giulio Aristide Sartorio… 49 more words


Air Attack

I had forgotten to show you this drawing of Morbiducci published in La nostra Guerra. The shape of the airplane is clearly inspired by the models which were flying in the 30’s. 18 more words


2/2/1915 Icy death in the Carpathians

Winter is not an ideal time for military operations but the war goes on. In the Carpathians, Austria-Hungary’s Conrad has ordered a winter offensive in the mountains. 108 more words

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