Naval Race & Arms Race

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Arms Race - All the great powers of Europe raced each other to build the biggest and best armed forces. Every country, except Great Britain, had a conscript army. This meant that these countries had a large number of trained soldiers they could call up very quickly in the event of war. In 1914 the German army was the biggest and best in the world - but the Russian army was growing the fastest, and German generals were worried that, in a few years time, they would not…


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