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Title Shell Case Vase
Object Name Trench Art
Object ID 2000.317.00
Year Range from 1944
Year Range to 1945
Description Artillery Shell Art, "LTC John W. Haines 1945" , artillery shell fluted motif. Probably made by a native for a US serviceman or organization. Includes the name "LtCol John W. Haines 1945" and Army Groups, 9th, 16th and Iceland Base Command insignia with a B-17, two helmeted figures, two tanks, and city in rubble, fluted top and mountains or waves on bottom. Markings on the bottom read: U-S-A-England-France-Belgium-Holland-Germany 1944.
Search Terms World War II
Shell Case Art
Trench Art
People Haines, John W.