trench warfare


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a struggle (usually prolonged) between competing entities in which neither side is able to win

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a type of armed combat in which the opposing troops fight from trenches that face each other

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Its great test came before daylight one Friday morning in September 1916 as trench warfare was raging in the Somme.
TEEN star Jamie Bell - best known as Billy Elliot - has swapped ballet shoes and dance for muddy boots and trench warfare in his first grown-up movie role which has been filmed in the Midlands.
A trench warfare of a game, two teams in competitive fury from the opening tip.
As the number of new phone companies entering the market increases, the trench warfare is worsening.
TRENCH warfare will break out at the National Exhibition Centre today when Coventry and Warwickshire's water suppliers take part in an unusual challenge.
IT'S not so much trench warfare as Trenchard warfare in a revival of Oh What A Lovely War heading for Liverpool next week.
AN EXTRAORDINARY filmed interview with a World War I veteran from Solihull who survived the horrors of trench warfare will be shown for the first time on television tomorrow - 12 years after his death.
Harry Patch, 110, is the last survivor of trench warfare on the Western Front and was joined by Falklands War veteran Simon Weston OBE on board HMS Somerset for a remembrance service to launch the campaign.
The 1914-18 World war in Europe was a human slaughter house of trench warfare.
His family always argued he was suffering from shellshock after two years of frontline trench warfare.
A year later, Finest Hour should have taken this a step further - but, somehow, has bogged down, like trench warfare.
The development of new weapons and the emergence of trench warfare made the Great War the bloodiest conflict the world had known.
The Pals found that among the horrors of trench warfare was an enemy to outnumber the Germans - an army of bloodsucking lice for each Pal.
ANDY RODDICK has mobilised for trench warfare as he steps up his Wimbledon title bid.
It is at times hard to believe that Faulks could not have had first hand experience of trench warfare as the horror is so immediate.