The second life of ww1 objects


As you know, several objects of the Great War were reused by civilians in the years following the Armistice : barbed wire was reused by farmers, huts were transformed into houses, helmets into flower pots, ans so on. But who could imagine that almost one century after this war, some WW1 objects could be still used? Here’s one example, which comes straight from my parents’ home: a ersatz German bayonet is used as a poker, whereas a 155 mm French shell serves as a bin…

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