Digging In- Troops on both sides dug deep trenches/ditches in the ground for protection. Trenches were about 2 meters deep by 1.5 m wide
No-man’s-land- A neutral territory between the allies and the enemy; it was suicidal to be caught in no-man’s-land
“Over the Top”- An advance frontal attack over the trenches and across no-man’s-land
Trench Foot- a disease caused by mud, frost, rotten shoes and for standing for long hours in muddy waters

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