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How American Knitters Helped Save WWI Soldiers From Trench

How American Knitters Helped Save WWI Soldiers From Trench

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How American Knitters Helped Save WWI Soldiers From Trench Foot

Attendees of the Central Park knitting bee, including British soldiers and a Civil War veteran

How American Knitters Helped Save WWI Soldiers From Trench Foot

How American Knitters Helped Save WWI Soldiers From Trench Foot

How American Knitters Helped Save WWI Soldiers From Trench Foot

How American Knitters Helped Save WWI Soldiers From Trench Foot

How American Knitters Helped Save WWI Soldiers From Trench Foot

How American Knitters Helped Save WWI Soldiers From Trench Foot

How American Knitters Helped Save WWI Soldiers From Trench Foot

... Firemen with the Cincinnati Fire Department being taught to knit by members of the American Red

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,

Strangely Captivating Vintage Photos of People Knitting

Stretcher bearers giving aid to a soldier lying wounded in a trench on The Somme,

Trench: A History of Trench Warfare on the Western Front (General Military): Stephen Bull: 9781472801326: Amazon.com: Books

National Archives/ 20802094 Men knitting for the Red Cross, 1917.

Students Knitting

A Red Cross poster encouraging wartime knitting, 1918. Courtesy of Library of Congress.

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Life in the trenches

Argonne Forest, World War I

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Canadian War Contingent Card

(Detail image) Black and white photo of an African American man in military uniform

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The Painstaking Process Behind Those Wild WWI Naval Paint Jobs

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 ...

U.S. Knitting Propaganda – WWI. PreviousNext. According ...

Knitted slippers from wool I spun from our sheep.

Knitting in WWI

The ABCs of WWI, a British Wartime Alphabet Primer

A Black Watch wiring party waits for dusk before heading out into No Man's Land.

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Knitting for Victory

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Knitting Pattern for Overseas Servicemen Knitting Pattern for Overseas Servicemen

Trench raiders of the 18th Kings Liverpool at Wailly, Arras April 18, 1916.

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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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Empire Day Certificate. American Red Cross Knitting Poster

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WWI Toy Soldiers German Artillery 245mm Trench Mortar Set with Gun Crew Frontline Figures Toy Soldiers

Men at the front were at serious risk of trench foot, ca. 1914–

WWI statue

The Red Cross distributed thousands of sock machines to volunteers across the United States and Canada. (Phlis McGregor/CBC)

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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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Mitten and wristlet made by the author

STAND BY THE BOYS IN THE TRENCHES-MINE MORE COAL. American World War 1

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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 wristlet in progress

The Gearhart circular sock making machine was first developed in the 1800s and evolved through the First and Second World Wars. (Phlis McGregor/CBC)

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Khaki Knitting Book

Knitting socks for soldiers, Redland Bay, July 1916. Pictured from left to right

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.

Similar to a balaclava, this is a helmet knitted by the author

Members of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC) with specialist detection dogs who traveled from Germany and the United Kingdom to help support the ...

Stitching detail

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World War I soldiers from Wood County

You Wouldn't Want to Be in the Trenches in World War One!: Professor Alex Woolf: 9781909645226: Amazon.com: Books

Empire Day Certificate. American Red Cross Knitting Poster

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The rifleman's gloves, bottom left of centre. Knitted by Katy-Jayne Lintott.

Black and white photo of women in uniforms (pants, ties, hats, boots

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The Great War Illustrated 1917: Archive and Colour Photographs of WWI

Knitters at a table with a sign inviting women to register for service. In total

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Twisted Years: A Memoir of an American Soldier in WWI: John B. Smith, Ellen Bogner, Christine Keleny: 9780983298496: Amazon.com: Books

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?

French soldiers march past the Petit Palais (1916)

Replica World War 1 Trench Whistle by Buzz

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The machine, which looks like a tin can with a crank, can be mounted on a flat surface like a table. (Phlis McGregor/CBC)

Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 1 January, 1916. John Oxley Library