WWI Trenches Warfare Survival guide By: Christian Sheaffer


US WWI Gas mask by historicair is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported

Gas masks should be used during the war because there are many deadly gases being used. Also, it can protect you from dying if there was poisonous gas thrown in your trenches. It is also a good thing to use to prevent diseases in the air from getting to your lungs.


Entrenching Tool by Andshel is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International

You should bring a entrenching tool because then if you would under attack, you can dig a hole to take cover. You can also use this to protect yourself against enemy fire. Lastly, this tool can help dig your way into enemy bases to blow up their army forces.


("US Merchant")

You should most definitely bring a medical pack because you will easily get shot during the war. And if you don't have any help health equipment, you will die. Also, you should bring this because in the long run, you may save another person's life.

Steel Helmets

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

During war, you can get shot almost everywhere on your body. The two most important places where you should get shot is your head and your heart. That is why steel helmets were used during WWI. They also used them to distract/trick the enemy forces into shooting the helmets.


("Royal Irish")

During war, you always need to have a weapon of you, so that if an enemy person tries attacking you, you can protect yourself. You can also use it in close up combat. Lastly, "rifles were generally issued to officers rather than regular soldiery" ("Weapons Of").

Work Cited

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

“Weapons of War.” Firstworldwar.com, www.firstworldwar.com/weaponry/rifles.htm. Accessed 27 Mar. 2017.

Work Cited Pictures

US Merchant Marine First Aid Kit. 1 Nov. 2011. Wikimedia Commons, commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_Merchant_Marine_first_aid_kit_-_National_World_War_I_Museum_-_Kansas_City,_MO_-_DSC07694.JPG.

Royal Irish Rifles Ration Party Somme July 1916. July 1916. Wikimedia Commons,commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Royal_Irish_Rifles_ration_party_Somme_July_1916.jpg. Accessed 27 Mar. 2017.

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