The Red Cross Moving Fort ~ WWI

Hoping to find protection from flying bullets during World War I, the Red Cross designed a moveable ‘fort’ that was powered by its inhabitants.

Did it work in the muddy battle fields?  Probably not.  It the walls of the fort were heavy enough to deter bullets, did their weight make the fort too heavy to move across the battlefield?  Probably.  

Were the feet and legs of the inhabitants exposed to enemy fire.  Without doubt.

Red Cross moving fort

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