Replica World War 1 "OVER THE TOP" trench whistle from 1916, the year of the Somme campaign.
Replica WW1 trench whistle. This type of whistle was used to sound the dreaded "OVER THE TOP" command. Whistles were also used as audible warnings to alert troops of enemy gas attacks - hopefully allowing them time to don gas masks. Authentically stamped with date of issue and an "arrow" which was used to show this was property of the British Empire - this symbol is commonly known as the "Crow's foot" (Government property).
- Authentic artefact with an arrow stamped on it which was used to show this was property of the British Empire.
- Excellent resource for schools focusing on the centenary of World War 1.
- This item is suitable for ages 8+
- Replica Length - 8cm with lanyard loop.
Looks great with the engraving. Sounds great too!
Fantastic whistle, looks and sounds great and the engraved ‘1916’ on it completes the look. 100% recommend.