Trench Warfare In The Trenches

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Trench warfare was first introduced during the Great War which began in 1914. In 1914, Europe was divided into two alliances; the triple alliance and the triple entente. Trench warfare was used by both sides; it was both good and bad for the war. This type of warfare, along with many other weapons, new fighting styles and techniques, played a huge role in not only the outcome, but the length of the war. Trench warfare was mainly developed by the introduction of rapid firing small arms. These new weapons caused the soldiers of the war to begin digging thousands of miles of trenches. The trenches were deep ditches that provided protection for the soldiers from machine gun and rifle fire. Trench warfare caused major stalemates on the western

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