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Wattle-fence

The idea of this post comes from a discussion I had these last days on Facebook about the kind of wood used for the construction of wattle-fences in trenches (“ 32 more words

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From our Readers: Sexton wrecks in Italy

A Tank and AFV News reader from Italy has submitted some interesting pictures of some Sexton SPGs used as range targets in Italy.  These vehicles differ from standard Sexton SPGs in that they were re-armed with the 105mm Obice da 105/22 gun (but still retaining the original 25 pounder gun recoil system.)  These two wrecks are located at Cape Teulada, at the Italian Army training range.   116 more words

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The new "La Grande Guerra" issue

Sorry for being so late today, but I had a dinner with my friends of La Grande Guerra magazine, as we have published its 17th issue! 49 more words

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A military mission?

This picture comes from the same source than yesterday’s picture, it has indeed the same small format, and I presume it was taken near Quota 144 close to Monfalcone in 1916 too. 50 more words

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The death of Cesare Battisti, as imagined by the Domenica del Corriere

Once again, I’ve chosen to show you how Achille Beltrame, the prolific author of thousands of covers of the Domenica del Corriere weekly, works on the representation of recent events without having any photographic source. 117 more words

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The War Memorial of Santa Margherita Ligure

Two pictures taken more than 5 years ago by my wife, these were lost in my PC until 5 minutes ago. They show the very dramatic war memorial of Santa Margherita Ligure, near Genoa. 7 more words

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Vest Pocket Kodak

The Vest Pocket Kodak cameras were a worldwide best-selling folding camera series made by Eastman Kodak (Rochester), from 1912 to 1926. During the First World War, a version was advertised as the “Soldier’s camera”. 57 more words

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