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issues of patriotism and COs: how many arrested

6312

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issues of patriotism and COs: how many COs court-martialled and imprisoned

5970

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issues of patriotism and COs: how were conchies seen to public

unpatriotic and cowardly

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issues of patriotism and COs: why did women give conchies white feather

sign of cowardice

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effects of trenches on soldiers and war poets: what was western front

complex line of opposing trenches that stretched 800m from sea on Belgian coast to swiss border

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effects of trenches on soldiers and war poets: what were the trenches supposed to do

provide protection from machine guns and artillery

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effects of trenches on soldiers and war poets: what did a major attack consist of

beginning with artillery barrage followed by attacking troops going over the top

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effects of trenches on soldiers and war poets: what dangers did soldiers face when going over top

death, poison gas, shrapnel and shells from artillery

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effects of trenches on soldiers and war poets: why were living conditions appalling in trenches

mud, lice, rats, rotting corpses and poor sanitation

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effects of trenches on soldiers and war poets: how many men were killed out of 6 million serving in armed forces

750,000

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effects of trenches on soldiers and war poets: how many men wounded out of 6 million serving in armed forces

2 million

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effects of trenches on soldiers and war poets: what kind of mental battles did men have to face when returning from war

-shell shock from trauma
--many found it difficult to talk about their experiences

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effects of trenches on soldiers and war poets: phyiscla trauma men suffered

disfigurement or loss of limbs

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effects of trenches on soldiers and war poets: how did many artists, writers and poets convey horror of war

in ways that contested greatly with traditional glorification of war