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front line
sump
fire step
dugout
ammunition
battle
no mans land
war
bayonet
shells
duckboard
rifle
soldier
barbed wire
sandbag
mud
trenches

Trenches Crossword Homework

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Weapons of World War One Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Could shoot hundreds of rounds of ammunition per minute Machine gun
Causes A burning sensation in the throat and chest painful death- suffocate Chlorinegas
First used to deliver bombs inspiring work but then dogfights emerged Airplane
Standard issue for all armies on the Western front to offer some protection against bullets and shell splinters Steelhelmet
Used to move ammunion;ridden by frontline soldiers Horse
A short stumpy tube designed to fire a projectile at a angle so that it fell straight down on the enemy Trench mortar
Causes blistering skin sore eyes internal and external bleeding death could take up to five weeks Mustardgas
Used by submarines to blow up ships Torpedo
A tank of nitrogen attached to a man's back that used pressure to spray fuel oil which was ignited as it left the muzzle of a small hands directed pipe Flamethrower
Protected troops from the enemy small arms fire and substantially sheltered from artillery Trench
An airship that was used during the early part of the war and bombing raids by Germans Zeppelin
A blade that is attached to the barrel of a rifle for use and close combat Bayonet

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

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

World War One Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Canadian made weapon Ross Rifle
Caused by standing in water for long periods of time Trench Foot
Left the war in 1917 Russia
Mandatory enlistment in army Conscription
Canada's Minister of the Militia Hughes
Country protected by Russia Serbia
Space between enemy trenches no Mans land
Automatically at war in 1914 Canada
Pride in one's country nationalism
Used to protect against surprise attacks across no man's land barbed wire
A pilot with 5 kills ace
Canada's WWI Prime Minister Borden
First Canadian battle of the war ypres
Assassinated the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne Franz Ferdinand
Agreement to protect each other in times of war Alliance
The building up of arms Militarism
Led Canada's troops at Vimy Currie
Problem in trenches rats

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

Battle of the Somme Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Casualties
Verdun
Machine gun
Barbed wire
Front line
Communication
Artillery
Morale
No mans land
Warfare
Trenches
Haig
General
Battle
Somme

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 One - Trenches Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

artillery
overthetop
barbedwire
stalemate
firestep
sandbag
periscope
duckboard
trenchfoot
nomansland

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