WWI Trench Warfare Survival Guide! By Logan Jablonski

First Aid Kit

US Merchant Marine First Aid Kit by Daderot is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International

First Aid Kits would help you stay alive because they can help you heal your injuries and diseases. First aid kits could also be used on your comrades. They could also help you prevent diseases, such as trench foot, from actually happening. Some first aid kits could contain needles so you could even sew wounds together.

Entrenching tool

Feld Spaten by Mediatus is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International

The Field Spade, or entrenching tool, is a valuable asset to those in trenches because it lets you dig and escape from being shot at and potentially killed. Staying alive is much more important than actually fighting back. This can also be useful to make trenches larger and more hospitable.

Gas Mask

The Germany Gas Mask by Daderot is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International

The gas mask is an invaluable asset to a trench dweller's arsenal because of how this war introduced chemical warfare. Many gases like chlorine and tear gas are commonly to draw soldiers out of the trenches ("Chemical Warfare"). This makes gas masks crucial to the survival to a trench dweller.

Rifle

Mauser Tank-Gewehr M1918 by Rama is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 France

A rifle is one of the most notable things soldiers are seen carrying anywhere. Guns allow you to kill the enemy to help win the war. They can even save your life. After all it is you or them.

Helmet

Arian Helmet by Rama is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 France

Helmets are an essential item to have on the battlefield for trench dwellers. The helmet can protect you from saber blows. They can also protect you from shrapnel and bullets.

Works Cited

"Chemical Weapons in World War I - Wikipedia." Wikipedia, Wikimedia, 24 Mar. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemical_weapons_in_World_War_I. Accessed 27Mar. 2017.

WWI Soldiers In Trench. BBC, ichef-1.bbci.co.uk/news/624/media/images/77694000/jpg/_77694555_sommetrench.jpg. Accessed 23 Mar. 2017.

InspirEd. Life in the Trenches. 2004

Apocalypse WWI: Episode 3. Apocalypse: World War I. CC&C, n.d. Web. 23 Mar. 2017

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