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1

Name the three types of trenches

Front-line trench

Support trench

Reserve trench

2

How did sand bags give protection

They didn't let bullets pass through

3

Why were machine guns so good in the trenches

They killed lots of enemies

4

Describe a dugout

Dugouts provided some protection and shelter

5

What is a fire step

A look out post so you can spot and shoot the enemy

6

How long would a soldier spend in a Front line trench

1 week

7

How long would you spend in a support trench

4 weeks

8

What is the amount of time spent in a reserve trench

8 weeks

9

Name some examples of bad health and hygiene in the trench

Some soldiers were infested with lice

The toilet was a board with a hole in

Rays were found all over the trenches

10

How as the food like in the trenches

Very basic, but bacon cheese and jam were rare treats

11

Name a vital part of trench defense

Barbed wire, they slowed down the enemies getting to the trench