WWI Trench Warfare Survival Guide ashley weber

Gas Mask

(WWI Gas Mask)

A gas mask during WWI was very important because during the war they used more advanced tools such as poison gas. The Germans realized if they wore something around their mouth and nose they wouldn't be exposed.Since then, the rest of the world used a gas mask during war, it saved many lives(10 Things That Could Have Saved Your Life in the Trenches).

Entrenching Tool

(Vintage)

An Entrenching tool is great for digging holes and smaller trenches to protect the armies from bullets. This tool also helps if they were to get close enough to an enemy as a weapon. This tool originated from the British Army(10 Things That Could Have Saved Your Life in the Trenches).

Steel Helmet

(Steel Helmets WWI)

A steel helmet in war, specifically WWI, was designed to have better protection from shrapnel and other projectiles falling from above. This steel helmet increased the chance of survival by 75%. This made a big impact of all of the armies so they then later followed the Brits(10 Things That Could Have Saved Your Life in the Trenches).

Bayonet

(WWI Bayonet)

A bayonet is good for the use of a weapon. This was first used by the French and is used as a spear and a knife. This was a popular weapon because you could re use it by sharping it over and over again(10 Things That Could Have Saved Your Life in the Trenches).

Field Emergency Kit

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The field and emergency kit was used to help seal wounds,clean wounds, and help make sick people better. This kit was only given to the ones who were on the verge of death. This helped then when they were in desperate need for automatic care(10 Things That Could Have Saved Your Life in the Trenches).

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Vintage WWI Military Shovel Entrenching Tool WWI Army Austrian Hungarian Rare.Pic, picclick.com/vintage-wwi-military-shovel-entrenching-tool-wwii-army-181803275779.html.Accessed 27 Mar. 2017.

WWI Bayonet. es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archivo:88-227-A_Bayonet,_German_WWI_(5476583622).jpg. Accessed 27 Mar.2017.

WWI Gas Mask. Wiki, upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons /6/69/US_WWI_Gas_mask_with_bag.JPG. Accessed 27 Mar. 2017.

"10 Things That Could Have Saved Your Life in the Trenches." Impearal WarMuseum, www.iwm.org.uk/history/10-things-that-could-have-saved-your-life-in-the-trenches. Accessed 27 Mar.2017.

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