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Trench Art

Trench Art is a term to describe art and decorative objects made by soldiers, prisoners of war, and civilians, often using materials such as spent shells, shrapnel, and other items that were readily available during times of conflict. This type of art originated during World War I, when soldiers on the front lines found themselves with a lot of time on their hands and needed relief from the boredom and stress of war. Trench art is notable for its ability to turn the remnants of war into something beautiful and enduring. Today, trench art remains an interesting and significant aspect of military history, providing a unique glimpse into the lives of those who lived and fought during some of the most tumultuous times in human history.