Life in the Trenches

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Life in the Trenches by Mind Map: Life in the Trenches

1. poor sanitation

1.1. little to no ways of cleaning wounds

1.2. unable to take baths or showers in front line

2. little cleaning

2.1. used metal hats as basins

2.2. trenches were left dirty with bodies everywhere

3. many deseases

3.1. trench foot

3.2. influenza

3.3. typhoid

3.4. trench foot

3.5. trench fever

3.6. malaria

4. little meat

4.1. rationed meat 6 ounces of beef bully

4.2. often put into stews and kept for days

5. little fresh vegetables

6. many hard biscuits

6.1. egg biscuits

6.2. bully beef biscuits

6.3. Ad Lib biscuits

6.4. Dried Ground Turnip Bread biscuits

6.5. ANZAC biscuits

7. tactics

7.1. The Schlieffen Plan

7.2. Plan 17

7.3. Patrols & Raids

7.4. infantry Tactics

7.5. Attacks & Offensives

8. weapons

8.1. Rifles

8.2. Machine guns

8.3. Flamethrowers

8.4. Mortars

8.5. Artillery

9. not much shelter

9.1. wood at top of trench

9.2. dirt wall

9.3. not much uniform protection

10. sleep in side of trench

11. out in the open

11.1. because of no trenches to hide in

11.2. flat ground nothing to hide behind

12. rushed

12.1. to avoid being shot straight away

12.2. causes lack of detail and strategic planning

13. risking life

13.1. because no gaurd

13.2. no protection

14. dangerous

14.1. out in the open

14.2. no clue what war was even like yet

15. bad smells

15.1. due to lack of washing

15.2. dead bodies

16. disease

17. lack of sleep

17.1. constant noise

17.2. defending land

17.3. worrying about loved ones

18. thirst, forget to drink

19. cramped in together

20. bad food nutrition

21. daily death

21.1. deseases

21.2. gun fire

21.3. self harm

21.4. bombardments

22. unsainitary

22.1. lack of washing

22.2. dead bodies lying around

22.3. muddy dirty floor causing trench foot

23. noise

23.1. bombs

23.2. artillery

23.3. guns

23.4. screams, people dieing