You are welcome to search the collection of free essays and research papers. Thousands of coursework topics are available. Buy unique, original custom papers from our essay writing service.

7 results found, view free essays on page:

  • Three Fire Trenches Behind The Front Line
    752 words
    The first World War was a horrible experience for all sides involved. No one was immune to the effects of this global conflict and each country was affected in various ways. However, one area of relative comparison can be noted in the experiences of the French and German soldiers. In gaining a better understanding of the French experience, Wilfred Owen's Dulce et Decorum Est was particularly useful. Regarding the German soldier's experience, various selections from Eric Maria Remarque's All Quie...
  • Front Line Trenches
    949 words
    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
    1,128 words
    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-...
  • Trench Warfare Every Aspect Of The War
    850 words
    Trench Warfare Every aspect of the war, is ugly and brutal. The worst aspect of this war was trench warfare. This trench warfare was so horrific, it cause many people to loose their minds, or even worse, loose their lives. There were many things that made this style of fighting brutal; the 3 significant ones are the fighting conditions they had to live in, the poor supplies they had to rely on, and thirdly the poor defensive conditions they were in with all the new weapons to use, like poison ga...
  • Enemy Soldiers From Front Line Trenches
    616 words
    There were many types of military tactics in World War 1 that were new to the war, some such tactics were trench warfare, new technology that helped to penetrate the defenses base such as the flame thrower, mustard gas, tunneling, and in some cases tanks. The flame-thrower used pressurized air, carbon dioxide or nitrogen to force oil through a nozzle. Ignited by a small charge, the oil became a jet of flame. The Flame-thrower was first used in the western front in 1914. It was operated by two me...
  • Regular Supplies Of Water To The Trenches
    1,021 words
    Life in the Trenches The war on the Western front (from 1914-1918) was one of almost exclusive trench warfare. The Western front stretched across Belgium and Northeast France spanning a distance of about 600 km. Millions of men were killed along it but it's line never moved more than 15 km in any direction. On the Western front French and British troops together with thousands of men from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa occupied a network of deep trenches from September 1914. Fac...
  • Trench Warfare The Battles
    1,215 words
    The First World War started in August 1914 and ended on November the 11th 1918. During this time the weapons used changed dramatically and to cope with the change of weapons the tactics used had to change also so they could keep up with new and never seen before weapons of world war one. Before world war one two apposing armies would line up with rifles and walk at each other shooting and whichever side had the best shots that army would win. Also, before trench warfare the battles were planed b...

7 results found, view free essays on page: