Trench Feet is the familiar name for the malady, similar in effect to frost-bite, universal in the first winter of the War, as the result of men having to stand in a cramped position and inactive for long periods in flooded trenches which caused stoppage of the circulation of the blood in the lower limbs.
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- Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.290.
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