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Ricky finds out what WW1 soldiers had in their kit

3 August 2014 Last updated at 13:32 BST

British soldiers in the First World War has to live in really basic and dangerous conditions in trenches.

They has special uniforms and kit to help them cope, for example masks to help them breathe during gas attacks.

Some things are similar to things modern day soldiers have but a lot has changed and improved since them.

Ricky has been finding out more about the vital tools they carried with them that could be the difference between life and death.