All Quiet on the Western Front: Fighting in the Trenches
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  • Language Arts → Literary Devices → Characterization
  • History → World War I → Trench Warfare
A German soldier introduces his comrades in the trench before a battle breaks out with the French. This clip is a strong depiction of trench warfare.

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  1. Where was Paul Baumer (and many of his comrades) months before?
  2. How does Paul describe the rhythm of trench warfare?
  3. What kinds of dangers do these soldiers face?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze the impact of significant technological innovations in World War I such as machine guns, air...

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