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British depth study 1906 ­ 1918
Recruitment
When the war started, Britain only had a small professional army but it needed to have a large one very quickly. The government had a massive recruitment campaign with
propaganda and recruitment offices in every town. There was already a strong…

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o As food supplies ran short, prices rose.
o Wages had hardly risen during the war because people were mostly prepared to sacrifice better pay to support the war effort, but prices were now almost double what
they had been in 1914.
o Richer people bought more than…

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