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This photo shows a mutile man from the war. The trench war often left the face vulnerable to flying shrapnel. The photo on the right shows a piece created by sculptors to give the veterans a somewhat normal appearance again. Sculptors used plaster to cast the face and create a copper mask-like piece. The pieces were then painted to look like the veteran's face. The pieces were usually hung from the ear or from glasses.
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Soldier with face mask.
bitchitoldyouigottaste: “ Some photos of WWI veterans with their tin masks, some surviving pieces, and a couple WWI plastic surgery photographs. Sorry if this offends you somehow; I find it...