The trophy tradition / Mark Clayton.

Collection type Library
Author Clayton, Mark.;
Call Number C 355.00994 S118
Document type Journal Article
Year 1995
Citation Sabretache : the journal of the Military Collectors Society of Australia. Sabretache : the journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia.: 1995, 36, 3
Pagination 11 - 22

In part one of this two part article the author describes the history of gathering trophies on the battlefield dating back to 330 BC. The author goes on to explain how during the First World War, Australian soldiers took to gathering of trophies and how they were displayed in Australian towns after the war, mostly in public parks. The author also states that during the Second World War, the practise of gathering trophies was nowhere near as prevalent as during the previous war.