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Essay | In the Trenches: The Life of a Soldier During World War I

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In the Trenches: The Life of a Soldier During World War I

Summary: Describes living conditions of World War I soldiers. Examines the stress and psychological strain, the food, weather and diseases faced by soldiers in the trenches.
"Rarely in the history of warfare have conditions for the regular fighting man been so terrible as they were in trenches of World War I." This war took the lives of about ten million troops. These were four years of horrendous diseases, unbelievable stress and psychological strain, horrible food, terrible weather for fighting, and terrible living conditions.

Soldiers were badly affected by the horrible diseases that existed throughout the four years of war. Trench foot was one of the diseases. Soldiers stood in water and mud all the time with no way to dry their feet. The skin turned blue or red which brought a terrible itching and peeling of the skin. Since they had to practically live in mud, trench foot was very common. Frostbite was a problem faced by the soldiers. The temperature was cold enough...

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