Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/33

Click to flip

33 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
the front
place in war where fighting occurs
artillery
large guns
front line-
behind lines-
-fighting
-back away from fighting
shrapnel
weapons that go through air
high explosives
explosives that go off in the air
bombardment
stream of artillery fire
shelling
small arms in bombardment
barrage
heavy fire
trenches
place on the front where they lived and fired from
breastwork
wall of defense
No Man's Land
area in between fightin trenches
mustard gas
caused lungs to blacken and cough up blood
dug out
reinforced bunker
offensive
attack
louse
lice
morphia
morphine
tommy
name for british and french soldiers
gendarme
police authority
flying division
soldiers who were put in right where fighting occured
trench mortar
artillery behind lines used to ruin opposing trench
melancholy
sadness
askance
sideways glance
deloused
take lice out of hair
sluices
flood gates
apathetic
not interested
quarrying
to remove stone
repulsed
pushed back
idyll
pleasant episode
fastidious
careful about details
banal
ordinary
munition dump
where ammunition was stored, supplies center
chattels
moveable personal properties
fortnight
two weeks