1914-1918: Observation Trees Chris September 12, 2012 1910-1919, War 3 CommentsFavourited 889 times Add to favourites “Observation posts made of lumber and sheet metal to look like tree trunks are among the latest disguises employed on the battle front to deceive the enemy and enable watchers to occupy positions of advantage.” - Popular Mechanics, 1917 3 Responses Mike Barnett September 12, 2012 Oh yeah… those look safe. Reply Eddy9000 September 12, 2012 Oh shit no. Would never get in one of those! Reply TR September 13, 2012 “Woah, did you see a tree there yesterday? I didnt either. Better shoot at it!” Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.