Charlotte Czyzyk
Thursday 7 March 2019

What was it like to fight in the trenches?
From service in the front line, to artillery bombardments and underground warfare, trenches provided a very efficient way for soldiers to protect themselves against heavy firepower.

We have created resources based on real Life Stories, researched through our project Lives of the First World War.

Step 1: Browse the six personal stories of individuals who were directly affected

Step 2: Download individual PowerPoints containing historical sources

Step 3: Try our Suggested Activities

These resources were created with the kind support of The Charles Skey Charitable Trust

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