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the soldiers started fighting in the trenches in ww1 becausse they have more protection.if the trenches were zig zaggy, that has more protection because if the germans threw a shell it will only affect a couple of people

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World War I trenches were the then current best technology for protecting personnel from bullets and shrapnel. They learned that being below the surface of the ground allowed them to be less observable to the enemy, and the earth would stop bullets and shrapnel. It did not however protect them from artillery and mortar fire, or from chemical weaponry [gas].

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