My brothers and I made these pictures not to long ago, making the "trenches" out of sticks and small-scale sandbags. I hope you enjoy them as much as we did making them!
This is how the American soldier, often known by their nick-name "doughboys" looked in the muddy farmland of France. Note how his rifle is fixed with a bayonet, a knife-like weapon that fitted onto the end of gun barrel for close combat.
Here, a soldier fires from his 'rifle pit'. Note that he wears a blanketroll on his back.
When charging the enemy, a soldier tried his best to find the most cover from enemy bullets and mortar shells.
Here a U.S. infantryman comes upon an abandon enemy machine gun nest; they had to take caution when doing this.