“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
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Mortar Pit (here, next to this marker); Sniper's Nest (here, next to this marker); Post of Command (here, next to this marker); No Man's Land (a few steps from this marker); The Front (a few steps from this marker); Aid Station (within shouting distance of this marker); The Trenches (within shouting distance of this marker); Meet Private Donald D. Kyler (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
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 87 times since then and 14 times this year. 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.