“Shelters. For the protection of men not actually on duty three forms of shelter are used. The splinter-proof is a form of light shelter whose covering affords protection only against splinters. Splinter-proofs are usually on the reserve line. About 12 inches to 20 inches of earth over a roof of logs or planks will afford protection from splinters and shrapnel.”
- Trench Warfare
The first thing to do was to find places for them to bed down in… By partial excavation and improvisation, we finally got located in a group in what were more like burrows than anything else. in my own shelter, I had to bend low to enter.
Private Donald D. Kyler .
Location. 40° 12.383′ N, 77° 9.479′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from Army Heritage Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
More about this marker. Part of the Meet Pvt. Kyler/ World War I Trench System Exhibit
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.