Shell, Artillery

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Description German artillery shell fragment with parts of a US Model 1910 Pistol Belt, canteen cover, and canteen. The canteen, cover, and belt have been driven through the center of the shell. "It was part of the company cook's belt and canteen. The shell hit him while he was at work, throwing his body into a tree."
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1918
Material Steel/Canvas/Brass/Aluminum
Object ID 2006.2.1
Object Name Shell, Artillery
People Hinz, Otto B.
Used Hinz, Otto B.
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