Venice in the war. The protection of monuments
This photograph shows the way monuments in Venice were protected during the war. Wooden beams, sandbags and protective walls were used to shield them from falling bombs.
Viene documentata l'articolata e copmplessa attività di protezione preventiva dei monumenti: vengono utilizzate travi di legni, sacchi di sabbia e protezioni murarie.
- Article by:
- Bernard Wilkin
- The war machine
From Zeppelin airships to propaganda leaflet drops, Bernard Wilkin explores the significant role of aerial warfare in World War One – where it was used on a large scale for the first time.