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Thomas Scanlon Francesca DePalo Kat Fisher.  Horrific  Dealt with major health hazards  Trench foot, lice, and tetanus  Hampered blood circulation.

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1 Thomas Scanlon Francesca DePalo Kat Fisher

2  Horrific  Dealt with major health hazards  Trench foot, lice, and tetanus  Hampered blood circulation

3  Did everything in trenches  Ate, Slept, and washed  Dead decomposing bodies laying in the trenches  Diseased rats scurried around

4  Stood in Trench for hours at a time

5 Trench Foot-result of prolonged periods in wet, soggy boots in cold, water –filled trenches Feet swelled, blistered and caused intense pain Soldiers were ordered to change socks whenever possible

6 Trench Fever- caused by lice infestations High grade fever, aches, rashes

7 Other Physical Effects: Influenza Lice Infestation Respiratory Problems

8 Shell Shock- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder label for neuropsychiatric casualties of the war due to exploding shell blasts Side Effects- starry-eyes looks, violent tremors, expressions of terror and sometimes blindness and paralysis

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12  McCallum, Jack. "Trench Foot: World War I." World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society. ABC-CLIO, Web. 18 Apr  Habeck, Mary, and H. B. Mccartney. "Trench Warfare: Did Trench Warfare Lead to Pointless Slaughter?" History in Dispute. Ed. Dennis Showalter. Vol. 9: World War I: Second Series. Detroit: St. James Press, Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 18 Apr  Bunker, Robert J. "Trench Warfare: World War I." World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society. ABC-CLIO, Web. 25 Apr

13  Bunker, Robert J. “Trench Warfare: World War I.” World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society. ABC- CLIO, Web. 17 Apr  Sobocinski, André B. "Medicine, World War I." Americans at War. Ed. John P. Resch. Vol. 3: Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 29 Apr  "Technology." World War I Reference Library. Ed. Sara Pendergast, Christine Slovey, and Tom Pendergast. Vol. 1: Almanac. Detroit: UXL, Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 29 Apr

14  “World War 1 trench.” Image. National Archives and Records Administration. World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society. ABC-CLIO, Web.19 Apr  “Opposition to Wilson’s War Message.” American Decades Primary Sources. Ed. Cynthia rose. Vol. 2: Detroit: Gale, Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 19 Apr  Spaulding, Oliver Lyman. “Trenches in American Warfare.” Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 8. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 19 Apr


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