Painted British helmet

Many soldiers did artistic work as soon as the situation allowed it in the trenches. In back areas it was actually a very common pastime to produce works of art.

Christmas Tree

uring the Great War, the daily exchange of letters and parcels could amounted to millions of shipments within the same country. For soldiers, the arrival of the mail was looked forward to with tremendous emotion, for, it thought the most important comfort of all : communication with home, friends and family.