Well, in general terms they certainly kept men safer than they would have been out in the open. Trenches gave considerable protection from the shrapnel flying around at ground level. They offered (depending on the location and direction of the trench) fair protection from blast, effective protection from snipers (provided you remembered to keep your head down) and somewhere relatively safe to rest/eat during lulls in the fighting.
On the down side they could flood leaving the troops up to their chests in water/mud struggling to fight or even move. The walls of the trenches could collapse during shelling. The shell blast from a near miss could be trapped by the trench and funnelled along it killing more men than it otherwise would. They were open to the elements rain, hot sun, snow etc. And being heavier than air, poison gas could be trapped in the trenches for several days after an attack.
Any safety afforded by a trench was, however, lost immediately the troops went on the offensive and climbed out of their own trenches to walkacross "no-man's land" totally exposed to the fire of the enemy trench not only in front but also for a mile on either side of them- horrendous! I Warner Trenches also have several forms of protection. They had barbed wire lining them to slow the enemy when trying to overpower the trench so they could shoot at them. they also had sand bags to absorb the shock of shrapnel and other ammunition from heavy artillery.
Over 200,000 men died in the trenches of World War 1.
No, there were no donkeys in the trenches what so ever. Only men and rats.
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Field Toilets, or "Latrines" were provided so that the men in the trenches could relieve themselves.
There were usually rats and lice in the trenches.
There were typically 5 men to a dugout
3 men dig 6 trenches in 4 days==> each man digs (6/3) = 2 trenches in 4 days==> each man digs (4/2) = 1/2 trench per day.==> Given 4 men, you get (4 x 1/2) = 2 trenches per day.==> It takes them (24/2) = 12 days to dig 24 trenches.
They itched terribly.
Trenches in the Pacific Theater of the war were absolutely vital to save lives. They dug them on every island they fought upon. Trenches in Africa, Italy and during the Normandy Invasion, Battle of the Bulge were critical too. The poor guys in the Battle of the Bulge and in the Ardenne Forest had to literally make snow trenches and even sleep in them. Some of the soldiers even used fallen vehicles for trenches and safe protection. Without trenches hundreds of thousands of men would have died, even if some did die in the trenches, especially when they stood up.
they studied most of the time
It depends how smart you are
form al sorts of deseases, from the other dying men.
The trenches in ww1 were about 2m deep and 2m wide. that's not very big if think how many men there were living in them.
The most common way a man would die in the trenches would be that they were shot by a sniper.
The duration of Safe Men is 1.47 hours.
the English dug out the trenches and fought in them to stop the German army from invading France they needed a way but the only way they could think off was the trenches.
in the trenches the men ate, slept and worked. by worked i mean they were always on the lookout for enemies and thinking up new strategies even though the government stuck to the original plans which the enemy soon learnt and were able to stop them. hope this is what you were looking for :)
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Reserve trenches were used as supplies for the trenches out the front. In world war one, they had come up with a technique of hiding in trenches before they fight. To do this properly, they had made them zig-zags. The trenches on the front line were where the soldiers would fight from. Reserve trenches were used in case these people had anything happen to them and they needed to use more trenches and more men. Throughout the war, the conditions of the front line trenches became worse as the communication and reserve trenches improved. I hope that helped :)
The trenches allowed men to be protected while fighting in the war. Being out of sight from the opposing country significantly increased their chances of surviving. The trenches were also designed focusing on air shooting. This meant they created a design that would also protect them from a plane shooting at them. Without the trenches all of the men would have been killed, and they wouldn't have been given a chance to fight. so yes. the trenches were VERY significant in the war.
The three rows of trenches covered between 200 and 500 yards of ground. Communication trenches, were dug at an angle to the frontline trench and was used to transport men, equipment and food supplies.
These trenches were not easy to get rid of, if you went over the top to attack the other side, machine guns would strike men down.