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The Home Front
Weapons of WW1
Poison Gas Mask
British Tanks
Dreadnoughts: The ships in the British navy. Launched in 1906.
Tanks: First failed badly but had much successful at the battle of Flers.
Mustard gas: Used on the western front. Gas mask to protect themselves.
Q-ships: Disguised British naval ships. Contain Germans U boats.
Zeppelins: Large airships to bomb Britain.
More about poison gas: were one of the most feared weapons in the ww1. Poison gas attack made soldiers to put their gas masks on. France used tear gas grenades. Germans used gas that didn’t kill.
More about tanks: had very interesting roles in ww1. The idea of the tank came from development of vehicles.
Have top speed of 4 mph
Ability to turn sharply at top speed
Ability to climb a 5- feet parapet
A work radius of 20 miles
A crew of ten men with two machine guns on board and one light artillery gun.

History WWI Poster
Trench Warfare
  • The Home Front during World War One refers to life in Britain during the war because of the women that worked there doing bullets and more material to help the army with their supplies.
  • The whole nation was under the jurisdiction of DORA  that was used for social control in Britain it means that any king can force civilian population to do something.
  • The demand for war munitions meant that factories worked all day to ensure that soldiers were well supplied with ammunition. This made accidents of producing munitions and there were factory accident s like at Silverton in the East End of London it exploded and 69 people were killed and over 400 injured.
  •  In the trench warfare there were daily deaths. Death happened even when there were no attacks. These deaths were caused by sniper shots, rat infestations, infections and lice.
  • There was a trench cycle. A battalion was expected to happen in the frontline, then a stint was spent in support, after in reserve lines and then a period of rest. This cycle was changed sometimes because of the necessities of the moment.
  • NCOs assigned men different daily chores, like refilling sandbags or draining the trenches. After heavy rains, trenches accumulated muddy water. This made trench life even more difficult, as the walls of it collapsed. They had pumping equipment and men were preserved to repair and improve trenches.
Rat infestation on a trench
Trench preparation for unexpected attacks
A destroyed trench after a heavy rain
Men working on trenches
  • Men did a lot more of work in trenches. They were sent to collect rations and to provide sentry duty. They were also sent to "no man's land" to repare or add barbed wire. Enemy patrols would meet in no man's land were they couldn't use their guns as they would inevitably attract a machine gun, they had to fight hand to hand.
The war began and Germany advanced through Belgium and France, trench warfare soon set in.
"No man's land" Between Germany and Britain forces during WWI.