An ancient method of warfare evolved with devastating effects.
A witness to the huge mine explosions, McCaw saw ‘hell let loose’ during the attack.
In order for an attack to be successful, a great deal of preparation and training was involved.
Molloy was wounded by shrapnel attacking German trenches near the village of Messines.
Once trench warfare settled in on the Western Front, the use of horses and bicycles changed drastically.
Twisleton’s work was difficult, dangerous, and never ending.
Useful resources for those looking for more information.
A selection of First World War vocabulary and common phrases.
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