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    straight length of trench, which were about 2,490 kilometers in total. The conditions in the trenches would have been very significant to the soldiers, as they were the main feature of trench warfare, and I will discuss these conditions further using sources that refer to these conditions. Living conditions of these trenches would

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    amazing on paper, but when the strategy was put into war it caused mass destruction. It was estimated that around fifteen thousand miles of trenches were built on the Western Front in France and Belgium. French estimated there were twenty miles of trench for each mile for the line since the trenches were three lines of trenches. The different lines for the trenches included the Forward, Reserve, and Support trenches. For the trenches to be built the British Army increased their provisions of shovels

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    The Last Voices of World War I covered the dangers of trench warfare, as well as the medical system devised to treat casualties. Trench warfare developed as a result of the old style of fighting, where formations of soldiers would battle on open fields, met modern weaponry such as artillery and machine guns. This led to extreme danger, not only during, but after battles. Filth, and vermin developed quickly due to the close quarters or the trench. Thus, a strong effort was made by the British to develop

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    Trench warfare is a war strategy used in the American Civil War in 1861 – 1865 and the Russian – Japanese War of 1904 – 1905, but it wasn’t until World War One that trench warfare became the standard form of fighting. World War one is best known for being the war fought in trenches, and the ditches dug into the ground to give troops protection from gunfire and enemy artillery. When men volunteered to fight in World War One on the Western Front, little did they know about the living and fighting conditions

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    INTRODUCTION The earliest recorded example of trench warfare occurred during the appropriately named Battle of the Trench, which took place in the year 627 A.D. Muhammad had ordered his Muslim followers to defend the region known as Medina, and in response, a man named Salman the Persian introduced the tactic of digging defensive trenches around the soldier’s positions as a means of protection and surprise (The Islam Project). The strategy earned the Muslims a decisive victory and has been implemented

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    Trench Warfare World War 1 is perhaps best known for being a war fought in trenches, ditches dug out of the ground to give troops protection from enemy artillery and machine-gun fire. The trenches spread from the East to the West. By the end of 1914, trenches stretched all along the 475 miles front between the Swiss border and the Channel coast. The trench system on the Western Front consisted of front-line, support and reserve trenches. The three rows of trenches covered between 200 and 500

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    In World War 1 trench warfare could be shown as terrible but amazing at the same time. Trench Warfare could be viewed as good because twisted trenches made within WWl could prevent bombings due to the zigzag shape shape of them it would be hard to bomb them, but it would also make deaths within them easier than usual too due to the fact that grenades could be thrown in and kill many soldiers at once. Deaths included grenades, bombings, bullets, etc. In a close area it is a lot easier for deaths

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    thus created competition in which sprawled into a new stage of warfare enlightenment. At the brink of the war and the salient of forces perhaps the most technological tool used had been the trenches. The pursuit of territorial conquest would halt at the trench lines inventing a new progression in how war is envisioned today. The disadvantages often outnumber the benefits of war, however, war managed to create a boosted in advanced warfare starting as early as the Franco-Prussian War. As the war progressed

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    easy. However, as trenches were dug, stalemate developed. The growing development of trench warfare was evident in the Western Front. As it revolutionized, the war slowed down, causing little victory, but high casualties within the Allies fighting in the Western Front- Britain, France, and the United States- as well as the Central Powers, consisting of Germany and Austria-Hungary. During World War 1, as trench warfare progressed, a system began to develop, new weaponry was introduced,

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    was the start of the biggest fight the world had faced this war was mainly based in Europe and the middle east which began in 1914 and ended in the year 1918. Within the fighting trench warfare was introduced to World War 1 and the living conditions, tactics and the technology used in the trenches. To know how trench warfare had an impact on the Australia soldiers and their experiences during World War 1, it is important to discuss what sort of living conditions were in the trenches, some advanced technology

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