Canada and the First World War

Trench Culture

Soldiers during the war developed their own sub-culture and drew upon their pre-war memories and their wartime environments to forge unique forms of expression and in-group communication. Learn how soldiers used language and humour to cope with trench life and made sense of their war experiences.

Soldiers' Slang
Trench Newspapers
Trench Humour
Concerts and Theatre
Mascots and Pets
Trench Art