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Report detailing deliveries of trench warfare supplies, September 1915
(Catalogue ref: MUN 2/30)
  MUN 2/30; report on trench warfare supplies, 1915  

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Study this source carefully. It contains information that could be useful in your presentation on life in the trenches. As you study the source, ask yourself:

  • What materials are being delivered to the trenches?
  • What are they used for?
  • Look at other sources in this gallery with images of British soldiers and their equipment. Can you see any examples of the equipment listed in this source?
  • What can this list of equipment tell you about the type of fighting which was taking place on the western front in 1914?
  • Which aspects of trench warfare does this source provide information on?
  • How could this source be used in your final presentation?
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