Detailed description

This history article ‘World War I Trench’ features important factual background information about the objects that a World War I soldier would use in a trench to help them stay alive. It describes items such as periscopes, gas masks and gas rattles that would typically be found in a World War I trench. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of the First World War.