Trench Warfare Photos From WWI

Trench Warfare, was very much a daily part of the live of many WWI soldiers. On this page are images depicting life in the trenches during WW1.
 Soldier and Dog wearing gas masks. While it may look comical to see a dog with a gas mask, the harsh reality was that any animal or human without one, would die a painful death without one, in the event of a gas attack. Library of Congress Photo: Photos details
 This ingenious contraption was used by the Red Cross to rescue soldiers who were wounded, and out in the open.  I can't imagine trying to maneuver it through a muddy pitted battle field. 
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 This photos shows German soldier in a trench, during WWI. 
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 This Australian War Memorial Photo shows Australian Troops in a trench, Gallipoli Peninsula, 1915.   
 Australian Troops in a trench, Turkey, 1915. Photo: Australian War Memorial Photo.  
  Australian troops of the 53rd Battalion just before the attack at Fromelles. It should be noted that only three of the men shown here came out of the action alive, and those three were wounded. 1916 France. Photo: Australian War Memorial.
 Soldiers fought in trenches, and the unfortunate reality of the large volume of men killed, meant that sometimes they were buried in trenches, in a mass grave. This photo shows a large number of French soldiers being buried in a trench during WWI.
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This photo shows a group of German soldiers in a WW1 trench.
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 German Soldiers take advantage of a quiet moment to get some reading done. Looks like one of them is writing a letter.
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View of a trench at the front line.
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U.S. Infantry and Machine Gun men in the trenches.
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 British Soldiers, a few of the wounded, in a trench. 
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 This WWI Poster mentions "The Men in The Trenches"
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