Essays Tagged: "Trench foot"

World War One Assignment - Empathy

ots of Love------- END FIRST LETTERDear Mum,I am writing this letter to you from one of the support trenches, about half a mile back from the front line. I am sorry that I have not been able to write ... ou never really relax; there is always the fear lingering over you that the Boche might overrun the trenches at any time, or that the perpetual thunder of the shells crashing down on the trenches migh ...

(7 pages) 53 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Trench Warfare: Characteristics of Life in the Trenches, and how propaganda played a role in trench warfare

0,000,000 men. The main method of combat during the first world war a.k.a. the Great World War, was trench warfare. Trench warfare was one of the main reasons so many men died. It was a ruthless syste ... arfare, in which lines and lines of men were repeatedly mowed down, one after the other.Life in the trenches, on the daily, was filled with horror, and death. Death was a constant companion to those s ...

(5 pages) 113 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Trench warefare

The Trenches:Dug in to house men before the decisive battle. But they were stalemated and the trenches w ... before the decisive battle. But they were stalemated and the trenches were around for years. German trenches were up to 12 metres deep and used concrete to reinforce. British were never as good - they ... ete to reinforce. British were never as good - they preferred to be offensive and didn't expect the trench warfare to last as long as it did. Trenches became complex with deferent compartments - sleep ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Warfare During WWI

World War 1 is perhaps best known for being a war fought in trenches, ditches dug out of the ground to give troops protection from enemy artillery and machine g ... to give troops protection from enemy artillery and machine gun fire. In spite of the fact that the trenches protected the soldiers, they stood no chance against the diseases. Body lice were among one ... od no chance against the diseases. Body lice were among one of the diseases that traveled among the trenches the most. Body lice caused frenzied scratching and led to trench fever. Fifteen percent of ...

(1 pages) 23 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The trench system- The truth and comparison to propaganda

make more people join and not to put them off. The main thing I am going to look at is life in the trenches the government describe it to be a walk in the park in all there propaganda posters which m ... ont was indescribable and beyond words. For miles upon miles all I could see one way was bottomless trenches, shell holes and by far the most distressing thing of all scattered limbs carcasses torsos ...

(7 pages) 21 0 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Life in the trenches : Letter home.

a duty to follow my footsteps. So I am taking the time to describe the theatrics of my life in the trenches and the daily occurrences. Firstly I must enquire on the home life, how is your brother and ... alise what we were going to face, and the Bull ring training, created to prepare us for time in the trenches was nothing like the horrors I face daily. After the training I was sent to the western fro ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

What Were the Conditions like in The Trenches of the First World War and What were the Major Difficulties faced by Soldiers?

What Were the Conditions like in The Trenches of the First World War and What were the Major Difficulties faced by Soldiers?The First Wor ... nd was all the more terrifying.In the First World War, the frontiers were marked by long systems of trenches. Trenches became the only sensible way of defending while under bombardment, but they were ... f defending while under bombardment, but they were certainly not a good place to live and work. The trenches threw up a number of problems, such as lice, rats, trench foot and poor sanitation. Most of ...

(11 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

In WWI, why were conditions in France in 1916 and 1917 so difficult for the Australian Imperial Force (AIF)

The conditions in France during WW1 for the AIF were horrendous because of the stalemate in the trenches, disease, rainy conditions and new weapons of war.The stalemate and the war of attrition to ... acks and counter attacks to attempt to make ground shattered the soldier's morale and strength. The trenches also created psychological stress and broke their spirits, soldiers often suffered from she ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

World War One trench Diary.

hlight, under my lice infested, rat chewed blanket, I suddenly realise just how cold it is in these trenches. I think I don't usually feel it because I am so used to it by now. But after the heavy rai ... l it because I am so used to it by now. But after the heavy rain of today the usually cold and damp trench seems much, much worse, in fact I'm not sure if it really qualifies as a trench anymore; it h ...

(4 pages) 16064 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Dying for your Country

ttle fields of where thefighting would take place. Reinforced displine to the young andignorant men.Trench warfare is when many soldiers of opposing countriesfight against each other across a vast des ... vast desolate, dirt covered land,and the only sense of cover was to crouch in a usually water loggedtrench. The sense of death engulfed your very soul, the constantbombardment of shells echo in your m ...

(4 pages) 20 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Why did the United States Withdraw From the Vietnam War?

es flourished which are not normally contracted in the U.S. Some of these were ringworm, dysentery, trench foot, and trench mouth.Clothing also did not last very long. "Clothing rotted and tore apart ...

(6 pages) 6699 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Anzac Legend

battles not only with guns but also with the cold of winter, heat of summer, disease, lack of food, trench foot, liquid mud and so much more. The soldiers would fight and stand together and Australian ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History