Organising the production of kit for soldiers

Description

Many committees and institutions were created during the war to deliver all manner of tasks. They included groups to organise the production of socks, sweaters, ski masks, gifts and ration warmers – paraffin-soaked paper used to heat food in the trenches. This is a balaclava. The words corredo del soldato mean soldier’s kit, a set of belongings that every soldier needed to take with him when he joined the army.

Full title:
Balaclava (hood)
Created:
1916
Format:
Poster / Photograph
Held by:
Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico