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2nd Aug 1914
War Declared by Germany & Recruitment Began
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8th Aug 1914
DORA introduced: Defence of Realm Act
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Autumn 1914
Women's organisations set up
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16th Dec 1914
Scarborough Attacks - KILLED 119 people
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19th Jan 1915
First Air raids on East Anglian towns - Zeppelin airships
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May 1915
Coalition Government formed - politicians from all parties helped to handle crisis in Britain
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31st May 1915
First Zeppelin Air Raids on LONDON
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July 1915
Ministry of Munitions set up (David Lloyd George) - dealing with the shell crisis Lloyd George & Emmeline Pankhurst organised march to recruit women in factories
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Autumn 1915
Agreement with Trade Unions - women would be paid EQUAL to men
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DORA introduced: Defence of Realm Act

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8th Aug 1914

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Women's organisations set up

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Card 4

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Scarborough Attacks - KILLED 119 people

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Card 5

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First Air raids on East Anglian towns - Zeppelin airships

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