Trench art made from French 75mm artillery shell
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- after 1918
The French 75mm artillery piece was the standard cannon for both the French and the American Armies in World War I. Intiially, bored soldiers in the trenches would pick up spent shell casings and turn them into pieces of art. As the war progressed, enterprising French civlilians began creating artistic pieces and sold them to American soldiers. The artworkd is collectively called "Trench Art."
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- Trench art made from French 75mm artillery shell. after 1918. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll29/id/1147. (Accessed October 20, 2019.)
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- (after 1918) Trench art made from French 75mm artillery shell. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll29/id/1147
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll29/id/1147>.