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Lancashire Fusiliers trench Beaumont Hamel 1916.jpg
Military trench Edit or translate this description.
Group: Military
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Status: in use

military=trench describes trenches built or used for military purposes, e.g. for trench warfare.

How to Map

Create a node or a way and tag it with military=trench. In addition the tag trench=* can be used to indicate major details in the trench walls:

  • trench=firestep - A step or platform in the front side of a military trench that soldiers can stand on and fire over the parapet.
  • trench=dugout - A pit dug into the ground as a shelter, especially from enemy fire.