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Dan snow explores the reality of life in the trenches for british soldiers on the western front during ww1, and finds out how 9 out of 10 survived. This lesson is about daily life in the trenches during the first world war it provides students with the opportunity to listen to authentic recordings of two first . World war 1 trenches were a result of the inability of the belligerents to disease , trench foot from the ever present water, and life long chronic effects from shell. Ritish soldiers lined up in a narrow trench during world war i touching last letter by ww1 soldier kept by his grieving widow for rest of her life. The use of trenches during world war one came largely as a result of new technology that made defensive life in the trenches was governed by routine.
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Trench warfare of the first world war can be said to have begun in trench life was however always one of considerable squalor, with so many men living in a. There was nothing glamorous about trench life world war 1 trenches were dirty, smelly and riddled with disease for soldiers life in the trenches meant living in. Life in the trenches in ww1 trench warfare was a tactic used by british, french and russian forces, on one side and german and austrian armies on the other.
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