A poster about barbed wire


You know my passion for barbed wire; this is the kind of poster I’d really like to own! This poster, displayed in a exhibition held in Andalo (see my post published yesterday) was published by Italian Army during the Great War. It shows the different kind of reticolati, i.e. barbed wire structures.

foto 1

Here are some details of it… Fig. 11 shows a use of low barbed wire, whereas fig. 3 is the classical cheval de frise.

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Figures below are more linked to nature: Fig. 7 is named siepe (hedge), whereas Fig.11, groviglio, can be translated as tangle.

foto 3

 

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