Type
Crossword
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Area between two lines of trenches nomansland
Filled with earth & sand and used for building the dugout sandbags
Underground shelter in the trenches dugout
Soldiers could shoot at the enemy from here firestep
Wearing down the enemy with repeated attacks attrition
When neither side can advance stalemate
Soldiers stood on these so not to get trench foot duckboards
Condition caused by standing in water for too long trenchfoot
Defensive obstacle placed in front of the trench barbedwire
Used by soldiers to look out of the trench without being shot at periscope
Trenches were infested with these and some grew as big as cats rats
The command to go and attack the enemy overthetop
These tormented the soldiers on a daily basis lice
The constant daily routine created this negative effect boredom

World War One - Trenches Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

artillery
overthetop
barbedwire
stalemate
firestep
sandbag
periscope
duckboard
trenchfoot
nomansland

Trenches Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

sandbags
barbed wire
firestep
duckboards
dugout
periscope
parapet
lice
rats
trenchfoot
casualties
chatting
war of attrition
Trench
Stalemate

world war 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Makeshift step cut into trench, allowing soldiers to fire over parapet. Firestep
Boards laid as track over wet/muddy ground. Duckboards
Bags filled with sand, used in parapets Sandbags
Defensive wall above trench, to protect headspace of soldiers. Parapet
The line of battle that projects closest to the enemy. Salient
Used in trench warfare to limit the damage of bombardment. Zigzag
Area separating opposing armies in trench warfare. No Mans Land
Shelter dug into side of trench. Dugout
Reserve troops waited for their call to battle. Reserve Line
Used for support and available for possible retreat Support Line
The forefront line of defence Frontline
a deadlock in which neither side can progress . Stalemate

Trench Warfare Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Weapons which made attacking across no man's land almost impossible (2 words) machine guns
Soldiers in the trenches enjoyed receiving these from loved ones at home letters
What would likely happen to you if you put your head above the trench. shot
The material used to slow down the enemy's attack towards your trenches. wire
Almost as many died from this in the trenches as did from wounds. disease
Men suffered from this after being shelled for hour after hour, day after day. shellshock
This was everywhere. mud
Men bathed in water-filled shell... holes
The abbreviation for prisoner of war POW
This was your constant companion and often your closest "friend". rifle
These creatures filled the trenches and were better fed than the soldiers. Rats
This word describes what the soldiers' meals seemed always to taste like. Dirt
The territory between the opposing side's trenches was called "no man's ..." land
Soldiers were never free from these pests in the trenches. lice
Where all soldiers wanted to be after being in the trenches for some time. home
What everyone in the trenches wanted to happen soon in the war. End
You began your attack on the enemy's trenches by going "over the ..." top
When the trench soldiers thought the war would end. never
One of the new and most frightening weapons of the war. gas
What you had better have when attacked by 19 down mask
What never seemed to fill the sky when you were in the trenches. sun
The kind of #4 across that ripped men's clothing and bodies. Barbed

Trench Warfare Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Christmas Truce
Letters
Tanks
Machine Guns
Gas
Flamethrowers
Sand Bags
Barbed Wire
Dangerous
Weapons
Comrades
Lice
Rats
Smelly
Muddy
Trench
Shellshock
Trenchs Foot

World War 1 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A disease that makes your feet swell normally does not go away. trench feet
This is what the soldiers ate in their trenches. dogbiscuits
The stretch of land between the opposing sides and no body wanted to be there. nomansland
Small explosives that are thrown into a small area with the enemy in it. grenade
Sharp twisted strands of wire that are not designed to kill. barbedwire
Used underwater to fight. submarine
One type of communication was... wirelessradio
This led to unification of Italy and Germany. nationalism
This made Germany envy France and the British because they had the richest colonies. imperialism
An agreement or promise between two countries or people. alliance
This is building up the armed forces and getting ready for war. militarism
They only get invited to solve the problem and promote peace. internationalists
This ignored the warning to not cross british water and then 128 americans died. lusitania
In the Zimmermann note this country plans to ally with Japan. germany
These people stay out of war. isolationists
This is a 100 mph monoplane. aircraft
A wartime condition in which two oposite forces can't win on the western front. waroffronts
Who was part of the triple entente from France? raymondpoincare
This battle was the first time posion gas was ever used. battleofypres
In the Battle of Verdun the first what was used? flamethrower

War Horse Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

BOAT
GAS
BOOK
FILM
TRENCHFOOT
PTSD
MEDAL
CREST
BOMB
TANK
PLANE
NOMANSLAND
LOSS
MONEY
OVERTHETOP
BARRACKS
ARTILLERY
ALBERT
NAZI
SOLDIER
WOUNDED
STRONG
VICTORY
ENGLAND
FIGHT
MUM
DAD
TRENCH
GRANDPA
SOCKS
BARBEDWIRE
GUNS
GERMANY
MARKET
EMILY
HORSE
WAR
JOEY

WWI Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Central Powers
Airplanes
Battles
Blockade
Triple Entente
Trench Warfare
Archduke
Militarism
Belgium
Stalemate
Mustard Gas
Troops
Peace
Serbia
France
Germany
Austria-Hungary
Soldiers
Nationalism
Alliance

world war 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the policy of glorifying military power and keeping an army prepared for war. militarism
loyalty to your nation nationalism
when a stronger nation takes over a weaker nation imperialism
the joining of italy to duel alliance between germany and austria triple alliance
didn't bind britian to fight with france and russia, almost certainly ensured that britian wouldn't fight against them. triple entente
a deadlocke region in france western front
battle strategy that called for attacking and defeating france in the west and rushing east to fight russia schlieffen plan
stretch of battlefield along the german and russian border eastern front
miles of dug up parallel trenches to protect from enemy fire trench warfare
state of deadlocke stalemate
countries devoted all their resources to the war effort total war
people could only buy a small amount of those items that were also needed for war effort ration
one-sided information designed to persuade propaganda
an agreement to stop fighting armistice
the removal or banning of anything that was negative toward the war censor
materials used in war, especially weapons and ammunition munitions
a series of peace proposals fourteen points
a compromise made between french, britian, and u.s treaty of versailles

Trench life Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Weapons making it almost impossible to attack across "no mans land" (two words) machineguns
Soldiers enjoyed writing and receiving these to and from loved ones at home letters
Men suffered from this after being shelled for hours to days shellshock
This was everywhere mud
These creatures filled trenches rats
Soldiers were never free from these pests in the trenches lice
When the trench soldiers thought the war would end never
What would likely happen to you if you put your head above the trench shot
Materials used to slow down the enemy's attack towards your trenches wire
Almost as many solders died from this in the trenches as did wounds disease
This was your constant companion or closest "friend" weapon
Territory between opposing sides was called "no man's ...." land
Where all soldiers wanted to be after spending time in the trenches home
What everyone in the trenches wanted to happen soon in the war end
What kind of #9 across that ripped mens clothing barbed