The Importance Of The Telegraph In The Trenches

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would be no need for a reply, which was when the delivery boy or girl didn’t need to wait.
Telegraphs were the way of informing the soldier’s family if the soldier had been injured, killed, or had gone missing. That is the reason, why people got very anxious when a telegraph came.
Wireless telegraph is a method of communicating using radio waves. The soldiers in the trenches used wireless telegraphy sets to send and receive messages to the generals in the headquarters. This was a good way of communicating when the telephone wires were broken, but the wireless telegraphy sets were heavy and sometimes unreliable. Also the enemy could easily intercept or listen in on the messages and the soldier sending the message needed to know Morse code.
Runners
Runners also called (messengers) they were soldiers that were fast. They carried very important messages. The Bad parts of being runner was going through all kinds of terrain, many of them died from accidents or getting shot by enemies. Runners had a very hard and risky job to do. Runners (or sometimes called messengers) were soldiers who had to run from one area to another to deliver a message. They were the ones who delivered the
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But then Captain Algernon Clement Fuller, who is from the Royal Engineering in Britain, invited the Fullerphone in 1913. Fullerphone was a lightweight device where you can send only Morse codes but no voices to other soldiers in the trenches. It was reliable and much better than the old telephone sets, because it used a low-voltage line which was almost impossible for the enemy to listen to and that was one of its important aspects. Soldiers were able to understand what was the given message from the others, it was more clear than the telegraph. The other good aspect about this device was that it could still send messages to a damaged device by connecting the damaged wire to the fuller

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