Stuck into the ground or into the soldier's boots, with helmet on top. Are sometimes placed on the rifle, and the boots of the dead soldier can be placed next to the rifle. The purpose is to show honor and respect for the dead at the battle site. The practice started during or prior to the American Civil War. As a means of identifying the bodies on the battleground before removal.Today, it is a means of showing respect for the dead amongst the still living members of the troop. It is commonly seen in the field or base camp after a battle, especially among American troops in Afghanistan. While it is used less today as a means of identification, it still serves as a method of mourning among the living, as attending the funeral is not always possible for soldiers still in combat. Very young children shoul be helped by an adult. Uilding instructions in PDF format are included (Completely free).
Not suitable for children under 3 years, danger of suffocation caused by small parts. The item "CUSTOM LEGO Battlefield Cross. Soldier rifle helmet United States Army Civil War" is in sale since Saturday, June 3, 2017. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Building Toys\LEGO Building Toys\LEGO Bricks & Building Pieces".
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