Trench Art Finds
Some trench-art items found this season. Both German soldier made and Soviet/Yugoslav POW items.
A signal flare casing made into a candle holder. Found in a dumping pit in a German WH camp.
Another flare casing made into a shot glass or candleholder. This is engraved "Radfahrberg" which was a fighting position on the front west of Murmansk. Found on a capitulation place in Nordland.
Carved wooden ashtray. Found on a German WH camp.
"Home-made" POW dog-tag. It read : Stalag 2H 13530 and has some artistic engravings on the other side. Found in a garbage pit near a German WH camp where POWs stayed after the liberation in 1945.
A piece of scrapped trench art. Found in the same place as the tag above.
POW shank? Found in the same pit as the two last items above.
Part of a carved wooden bird. Traces of red paint on it. Found together with the last items above.
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