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1 Des Quinn and Martin Williams Press the ‘Esc’ key at any time to stop the presentation.

2 Reproduced by kind permission of the South Wales Borderers Museum Soldiers of the 2 nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment in a trench near Le Bizet, France, April Pick out some of the features of this trench Enlarge the image Photograph taken by Captain Evelyn Byrde, 2nd Monmouths

3 Pick out some of the features of this trench Reproduced by kind permission of the South Wales Borderers Museum

4 Soldiers of 2nd Monmouths in the trenches at Le Bizet in April No-Man’s-Land Photograph taken by Captain Evelyn Byrde, 2nd Monmouths Reproduced by kind permission of the South Wales Borderers Museum Look carefully at this photograph. What conditions were soldiers living in while in the Front Line Trenches?

5 The view ‘over the top’ for the Soldiers of 2nd Monmouths in the trenches at Le Bizet in April Photograph taken by Captain Evelyn Byrde, 2nd Monmouths Reproduced by kind permission of the South Wales Borderers Museum

6 Soldiers of 2nd Monmouths in the trenches at Le Bizet in April Lieutenant Thomas Williams is in the foreground (why do you think he is dressed the same as the other troops?). The cut-out head of the German Kaiser held by one of the soldiers was used for ‘sniper practice’. Photograph taken by Captain Evelyn Byrde, 2nd Monmouths Reproduced by kind permission of the South Wales Borderers Museum

7 Pick out some of the features of this trench Enlarge the image What similarities are there between this trench and the trench on the previous slide? Image courtesy of Des Quinn

8 Pick out some of the features of this trench Image courtesy of Des Quinn

9 Enlarge the image Describe the conditions in this German trench. Is this what you expected a trench to look like? What are the soldiers using to ‘bail out’ the trench? Descriptive Words Image courtesy of Des Quinn END

10 Descriptive Words Describe the conditions in this German trench. Image courtesy of Des Quinn END


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