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Trenches were used in world war1 for shelter and to outflank your opponents.

Trenches were formed on the eve of the invention of the machine gun. Mainly to shelter from a hail of bullets which can literally cut a man in two.they can also offer so much protection that they can prevent people from dieing to a degree

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