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  • Letter from Trenches

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    A letter from the trenches Grade 9 Humanities - Assessment Task AOI: Health and Social Education Imagine you are a soldier fighting in the First World War in 1915… Your character could be in the trenches on the Western Front as: British, French or German soldier a native conscript from one of the colonies in Africa or Asia a volunteer from a commonwealth ally like Canada or South Africa Alternatively, your character could be: a German or Russian soldier on the Eastern Front a Turkish

  • Letters From The Trenches Narrative Report

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    Hello Father and Family, As you know I am writing to you from the trenches of the western front in France. The United States of America joined this heinous war in the spring of nineteen hundred seventeen. We joined the fight because of the sinking of the Lusitania and when the German Kiaser sent the note to Mexico to convince them to put themselves against us to assure we will not go to war in Europe. That did not go through because the economic condition of Mexico is not that good enough to fight

  • Essay on Letter Home from the Trenches- Creative Writing

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    Dear Josephine, I have not received any letters back from home today. In fact, now I come to think of it, it’s been almost two weeks since I have received anything from back home. Regardless, I still write back with high optimism that my family receive some of my letters. I hope that my mother and father are well. I dreamt about them last night. I could see them sleeping and wishing me a safe trip home. It frightens me to think I may die out here and them being totally

  • Life In Trenches

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    was life in the trenches like? This is a question you might ask yourself after learning more about WW1 and its exploits. Soldiers did not have an easy life to live in the trenches and everyday just grew harder. Trenches are basically long narrow ditches that were dug by soldiers for shelter from enemy fire. Back in WW1, the trenches became a place where soldiers would live and sleep with poor living conditions. The way the trenches in WW1 were set up was with the German trenches on one side and

  • A Comparison Of All Quiet On The Western Front

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    actual happenings from the war display many similarities. The book does go much more in depth with the war than any other resource or letter, but there is similarities in everything in the book to any other info about World War 1. Looking from All Quiet on the Western Front to actual happenings in the war you can bring them together and see the similarities in living as a soldier in the trenches, and how the men passed time during World War 1. Life for a soldier in the trenches in WW1 as described

  • The First World War: A Brief History with Documents

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    spent their days in trenches holding down bases and taking in attacks from all sides. The soldier's only free time was consumed with writing letters to those on the home front. The letters they wrote contain heart breaking stories of how their days were spent and the terrible signs of war. The War consumed them and many of them let out all their true feelings of war in their letters to loved ones. In The First World War: A brief History With Documents we can find some of these letters that help us understand

  • The Effects Of Trench Warfare On The Western Front

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    how detrimental life in the trenches on the Western front in World War one was to the average soldier. It attempts to answer the question what was life in the trenches like for the average soldier in the first World War? To fully and thoroughly understand the concepts of trench warfare, this essay goes into depth on topics such as the set-up of trenches in comparison to those of their opposition, common disease in a trench, advantages and disadvantages of using trenches in battle, the weapons, communications

  • Essay about Accuracy of the Film The Battle of the Somme

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    portrays the British army's equipment and supplies is supported by many of the sources. Articles from Newspapers strongly support the film's views. For example, one article says 'The British bombarded the Germans with strong weapons, destroying trenches'. Photographs also support the film's claims with many pictures of huge ammunition stores. Letters in addition support the film, with letters home saying things like, ' We ate a huge breakfast with bacon and eggs.' and generally

  • WW1: The First Modern Warfare

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    Have you ever wonder how difficult war can be and what you have you have to go through able to survive and the brutality of war in general? WW1 was the first modern warfare because it was the time when people were inventing modern invention such as planes, tank, etc. and the guns were more accurate now. WW1 was very brutal and many people died and it changed people throughout the war. WW1 was a brutal war it was the time were technologies were modern. The brutality and modernity if the battle changed

  • A Life Of Her Own

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    Carles brother, Joseph, was caught in a German Prisoner of War camp for a good portion of the war. While there, he would write to the Carles and documented the horrors of war. The article A Republic of Letters: The Epistolary Tradition in France during World War I accurately demonstrates the letters exchanged between Joseph and his family throughout the duration of the war. The French economy needed an influx of workers to cope with the departure of abled bodied men while the war took place. For example