The Great War, I was there - Part 18

S ggr w ifi . 1 .'-'I ....fwy m r '.IIP.,' ......"1 i i i s p i i s i PICKELH AU BES WERE CHEAP THAT DAY Even as late as July 1916 some of the German troops in the front line still wore the spiked pickelhaubes, the peace-time helmets ot the Kaiser’s Army, and they were much coveted trophies. Here omen f the 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters are seen behind the line after a successful advance with an abundance of trophies, including, besides pickelhaubes, enemy bayonets and afield telephone. They have also acquired a mascot, a dog found in a dug-out. The pickelhaubes are minus the cloth covers which the Germans wore over them. W'"‘"
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