Scots on the Western Front

1

How many soldiers volunteered to join the British Army in the first three months of 1914?

2

When the war began in August 1914, how long did most people expect the war to last?

3

How deep and how wide were trenches usually?

4

What did it mean to go 'over the top'?

5

How many bullets per minute could the machine gun fire?

6

What was 'shell shock'?

7

What did soldiers do to limit the effect of artillery fire on their trenches?

8

Overall what per cent of deaths on the battlefield during the First World War was caused by the use of artillery?

9

When was poison gas first used on the Western Front?

10

What was the name of the new German airships?