- 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?
- 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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