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1 Launch List 1. Copy New Homework assignment

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6 Alliances

7 Trench Warfare

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17 “No Mans Land”

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19 Trench Foot

20 Machine Guns

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27 Bullets for the Railway Gun

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33 Poison Gas Deaths: CountryNon-FatalDeathsTotal British Empire180,5978,109188,706 France182,0008,000190,000 United States71,3451,46272,807 Italy55,3734,62760,000 Russia419,34056,000475,340 Germany191,0009,000200,000 Austria- Hungary 97,0003,000100,000 Others9,0001, Total1,205,65591,1981,296,853

34 Soldiers in front-line trenches suffered from enemy snipers. These men were usually specially trained marksmen that had rifles with telescopic sights. German snipers did not normally work from their own trenches. The main strategy was to creep out at dawn into no-man's land and remain there all day. Wearing camouflaged clothing and using the cover of a fake tree, they waited for a British soldier to pop his head above the parapet. A common trick was to send up a kite with English writing on it. Anyone who raised his head to read it was shot.front-line no-man's land

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