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How were front line troops in World War 2 in Europe supplied?

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Canada's contribution to World War 2 was more logistical than their contribution to World War 1. They supplied food, ammunition and other necessities to the soldiers. In World war 1, they contributed by fighting along the Western Front with the help of the French and British troops. They fought against the Germans along the Western Front.

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Communication trenches ran between safe areas and the front-line trench. They allowed troops to move safely to and from the front line...

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Yes, it allowed the transfer of troops to the Western Front.

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all across Europe especially the Western Front on east France.

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Because - in order for the us to 'participate' in WWII, they had to transport their troops half-way across the planet to reach the front lines of the battle. The UK is only separated from Europe by 22 miles of water - making it easier and quicker for our troops to be sent to the front-line.

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Once the allies successfully invaded Europe, this forced Germany to divert more troops from the Eastern Front to the Western Front. Until this happened with Operation Overlord, the Russians handled the brunt of the German war effort. They pressured the other allies to attack Europe as soon as possible to ease their losses and force German to divide and weaken its forces.

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the basic pay was one shilling per day (5 pence)the men who supplied the front line troops (the army service corps) would receive six shillings (30 new pence) per day even though they were in a lot less danger

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Communication trenches ran between safe areas and the front-line trench. They allowed troops to move safely to and from the front line (:


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