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  • SarahtheEntwife by SarahtheEntwife

    men wore sandbags full of straw on each foot at night as precaution against #frostbite

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  • edinflo by edinflo

    #equipmentevaluation men liked sheepskin jackets in the trenches but were not really necessary

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  • edinflo by edinflo

    #equipmentevaluation - in January whale oil was issued and rubbed on feet and legs to prevent frostbite. It was found most efficacious

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  • edinflo by edinflo

    #equipmentevaluation - balaclavas preferred to felt hats except when it rained as felt hats prevented rain running down the neck

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  • edinflo by edinflo

    #story #dailyzoo strategies for preventing frostbite: wearing sandbags full of straw on feet/legs and rubbing feet/legs with whale oil

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