WW1 history..

jonathan was in manitoba last week..he picked up a few things for his aunt who lives in vancouver here, from the old farm where they all grew up.

before he delivered them to her, i wanted to get a few pictures.. they are truly unreal.
jonathan's great great grandfather was in WW1 and when he got wounded and was in the hospital, he carved these amazing pieces of art..out of used HUGE shell cases.

on the bottom of them were the dates the shells were made; 1906 and 1916! and the one carving has inscribed by his great great grandfather "scene in belgium" and the other the year "1915".

wow. simply wow.
click on the image to enlarge it and take a good look. it's absolutely sobering.



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