Club

Production date
1914-1918
Description
A German trench raiding club studded with blunt steel nails. The handle is grooved and has a loop at the end and the head is loaded with lead.
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Object detail

Production date
1914-1918
Credit line
Trench raiding clubs like this one, which is thought to be German, were used extensively in the World War I trenches by both sides for close quarters fighting. There was a wide range of trench clubs made with different innovations to make them more deadly.
Accession number
A77.310
Collection type
Material

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