Trench Life of World War IBy: Sylvia and Karolina
Hardships…
Shell Shock   Also known as    combat fatigue   80,000 men suffered   Soldiers were    classified as    “malingeres”  ...
Dysentery   Inflammation of large    intestines   Stomach pains &    diarrhea   Vomiting and high    fever   Soldiers ...
Body Lice   Left blotchy red marks   Created sour and    stale smell   Caused scratching   Carried disease   Disease ...
Trench Rats   Ate dead bodies   Stole food   Were later found    inside humans
The TrenchSystem…
Frontline trenches   Timetable   8 days in a trench   Enemy shells
Barbed Wire  No man’s land   Protected by barbed    wire   No enemy could get    in   Bangalore torpedo   Dead bodies...
Listening Posts / Machine GunPosts   No “Surprise Attacks”   Information on enemy   Pill boxes
Trench Warfare /Gas…
Chlorine Gas   Ypres, Germany   Big, yellow, green    cloud of smoke and    pineapple / pepper    smell   Killed victim...
Mustard Gas   Most lethal   Odorless   Took 12 hours to take    affect   Stripped off mucus    membrane   4-5 weeks t...
QUESTIONS……
Bibliography   John Simkin. “Trench Warfare”     3 May 2006. http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWtrench.htm   Realit...
Bibliography Part # 2    Mustard Gas is treated during WWI [online image]     8 May 2006    http://knowmore.org/images/th...
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  1. 1. Trench Life of World War IBy: Sylvia and Karolina
  2. 2. Hardships…
  3. 3. Shell Shock Also known as combat fatigue 80,000 men suffered Soldiers were classified as “malingeres” Committed suicide
  4. 4. Dysentery Inflammation of large intestines Stomach pains & diarrhea Vomiting and high fever Soldiers could die Caused by contaminated water
  5. 5. Body Lice Left blotchy red marks Created sour and stale smell Caused scratching Carried disease Disease didn’t kill
  6. 6. Trench Rats Ate dead bodies Stole food Were later found inside humans
  7. 7. The TrenchSystem…
  8. 8. Frontline trenches Timetable 8 days in a trench Enemy shells
  9. 9. Barbed Wire No man’s land Protected by barbed wire No enemy could get in Bangalore torpedo Dead bodies Abandoned artillery
  10. 10. Listening Posts / Machine GunPosts No “Surprise Attacks” Information on enemy Pill boxes
  11. 11. Trench Warfare /Gas…
  12. 12. Chlorine Gas Ypres, Germany Big, yellow, green cloud of smoke and pineapple / pepper smell Killed victims within 48 hours
  13. 13. Mustard Gas Most lethal Odorless Took 12 hours to take affect Stripped off mucus membrane 4-5 weeks to die
  14. 14. QUESTIONS……
  15. 15. Bibliography John Simkin. “Trench Warfare” 3 May 2006. http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWtrench.htm Realities of War: The Trenches, Weapons, and Death. |Online video clip| html. http://www.unitedstreaming.com/index.cfm Shell Shock during World war One [online image] 8 May 2006 http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/wwone/images/ss_effectsof_shellshock. jpg Shell Shock Patient [online image] 8 May 2006 http://www.wfa-usa.org/new/jpg/sshock5.jpg Body Lice Body Louse [online image] 8 May 2006 http://www.micropest.com/photos/body-lice-louse.jpg British casualties of a chlorine gas…[online image] 8 May 2006 http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/canvas/tre/images/cwc1046.jpg.
  16. 16. Bibliography Part # 2 Mustard Gas is treated during WWI [online image] 8 May 2006 http://knowmore.org/images/thumb/9/92/180px-Mustard_gas.jpg Mustard gas molecule.gif [online image] 8 May 2006 http://www.impgames.com/images/Mustard%20gas%20molecule.gif Water Points [online image] 8 May 2006 http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWdystentry.htm Dead Germans in Trenches [online image] 8 May 2006 http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWfrontline.htm Paths of Glory [online image] 8 May 2006 http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWnoman.htm Capture of a British Block house 8 May 2006 http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWposts.htm

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