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Seen at farms in the Ypres Salient: trench shields


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#1 Cnock

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:38 AM

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:42 AM

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often used to block the opening of a sewer....


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the trench shield is lying on petrified cement bags.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 04:29 PM

Are these recent photographs ?

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 06:09 AM

Hello Mick,

yes recent fotos, all German trench shields

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 08:03 AM

Well well Eddy..... I have been on many a farm but never seen one of these. Interesting.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 08:47 AM

Hello Peter,

and I didn't take fotos always I spotted one
some farmers didn't even knew it was a trench shield.

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