The British Army Camouflage School in Kensington, where cutout soldiers were designed to mislead the
National Archives/45498339 A woman knits while waiting to be served at a restaurant in Waterbury, Connecticut,
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A knitted garment of one kind or another takes on and transfers a certain energy from its maker to its wearer, I believe, and there's something incredibly ...
War on the Western Front: In the Trenches of World War I (General Military): Gary Sheffield: 9781846032103: Amazon.com: Books
Soldier carrying wounded, April 21, 1918. Charcoal drawing. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (010.00.00) LC-DIG-ppmsca-40030
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The Red Cross distributed thousands of sock machines to volunteers across the United States and Canada. (Phlis McGregor/CBC)
Attendees at the Central Park knitting bee in 1918 ranged from children to octogenarians as everyone
This made it easier to control things: the general in charge of an army would be able to give orders to all the troops along a particular section of line, ...
The knitting was done as much for morale as for practical purposes. It gave people a way to feel that they were contributing to the war effort — similar to ...
Sanctuary Wood, Ypres, Belgium, where trenches have been preserved since World War One. (Photo: John Gomez/shutterstock.com)
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A set containing sweater vests, scarves, wristlets, socks, helmets—similar to balaclavas—and a mitten with separate trigger finger, all knit in army khaki ...
The Gearhart circular sock making machine was first developed in the 1800s and evolved through the First and Second World Wars. (Phlis McGregor/CBC)
Would the Soldier Give Her the Ballot? 1917. Published in the New York Post, [date?]. Pencil, ink, and opaque white drawing. Gift of Valentine Cesare, 1995.
Members of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC) with specialist detection dogs who traveled from Germany and the United Kingdom to help support the ...
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Our sailors in the North Atlantic were especially vulnerable, and they needed special sea boot stockings worn over the socks and inside their long leather ...
Write a short (150 word) diary entry about getting up one morning in the trenches. What would you see as you awoke? What would you hear and smell?
The machine, which looks like a tin can with a crank, can be mounted on a flat surface like a table. (Phlis McGregor/CBC)