History - British Depth Study - 1st World War

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  • 4th August 1914 = Britain declared war on Germany. Most of those who knew thought that the war would be over by Christmas, but for the first time, Britain was facing total war/

How were enough men found to fight?

Volunteers

  • Britain had a small army of 250,000 professional soldiers. Lord Kitchener who was he secretary of state for war told the government they would need 1 million men. 
  • The Government did a massive recruitment…

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