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  • Front Line Trenches
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    World War 1: The Life in Trenches World War 1 is perhaps best known for being a war fought in trenches (Grolier 94), ditches dug out of the ground to give troops protection from enemy artillery and machine-gun fire. In Erich Remarque's novel All Quite on the Western Front that is exactly how he described trench warfare. Remarque showed World War 1 as a war fought in trenches, which he depicted well leaving out only a few minor details. The trenches spread from the East to the West. By the end of...
  • Soldiers In The Front Line Trenches
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    World War I was a military conflict that lasted from 1914 to 1918. It was a modern war with airplanes, machine guns, and tanks. However, the commanders often fought World War I as if it were a 19th Century war. They would march their troops across open land into the face of machine guns and often slaughter. As a result of this action, a tactic known as trench warfare was implemented. The most recent use of use of trench warfare, before World War I, took place during the Russo-Japanese War (1904-...
  • 55th Battalion On The 8th March 1916
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    Joseph King was born 25th July 1886 at Bulli NSW Australia. His father, Edward, was born in Surrey England in 1842 and migrated to Australia with his family during the gold rush to Hill End NSW in 1861. His mother, Jane, was born in 1852 at Portland Head on the Hawkesbury River in NSW. His father had a previous to Rebecca Maris who bore him four children and died having a fifth. Two of those children subsequently died on the goldfields. He was one of seven born by Jane and was the second younges...
  • Front
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    Your standing in the lunch line and who happens to be in front of you, but Natalie Smith, that girl you just can't stand, everything she does just irks you. Even the thought of her brings these disturbing thoughts, that can't be that healthy, like wanting to take her by her little, blonde pig tails and swing her off from the highest building, making those little rosy cheeks stained with blood, this bringing the biggest grin to your face. Being her bubbly, cheerful self, she turns around, gives y...
  • Front Line Trench
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    Question 1: Describe the conditions that soldiers experienced on the Western Front in the years 1915 to 1917. During the first world war both sides dug trenches. These trenches ended up stretching from the Belgian coast to the Swiss border, around 700 kilometres. Fighting in the trenches lasted 4 years. Soldiers on both sides were forced to daily face the dangers and conditions of life fighting in the trenches on the western front in the First World War. The trenches were laid out in certain way...
  • Back At The Front Line
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    All Quiet on the Western Front This movie captures the lives of young men and their experiences in the Great War. It shows the affects that the war had on them and how it changed their prospective on their own life. Every beginning has an end. As does this story. The movie begins with the boys finishing their schooling. It is almost symbolic as the boys leave the school laughing and joking with one another as if they are leaving their childhood behind. The following day the boys enlist for war. ...
  • Quiet On The Western Front
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    Joe Ger rein C Block AP U.S. History All Quiet on the Western Front, Reviewed Erich Maria Remarque had his novel, Im Westen nichts Neues (In the West Nothing New) serialized in the magazine Vossiche Zeitung in 1928. The pacifist work alienated Remarque from Germany. Ultra-nationalists and Hitler's propagandists incited the hate of the German people against him. He was burned in effigy in 1933 in the Obernplatz, and his work was reduced to ashes in front of the Berlin Opera House. Remarque was st...

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