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World War 1
WW1 Trench Warfare
Nazi Concentration Camps
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What were the living conditions like in the trenches?

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January 21, 2011 9:16PM

The conditions were awful, especially in winter and wet summers, the soldiers could be wading around up to their waste in mud and dirty water, rats were often found and many diseases spread such as trench foot which often ended with amputation of the lower legs.