World War One. Western Front.
Panning shot French soldiers, with shovels and pickaxes, digging trench.
German prisoners digging dead from houses
Demonstration of ditch-digging machine.
US soldiers dig trench on Western Front.
British troops practice digging, shelling c. 1915.
French soldiers lay wreath at grave then dig graves at bottom of hillside.
British soldiers dig trenches.
Quirky comedy sketch by Ministry of Information about growing winter vegetable crops.