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A Nation in Arms: A Social Study of the British Army in the First World War

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The Great War was the first conflict to draw men and women into uniform on a massive scale. From a small regular force of barely 250,000, the British army rapidly expanded into a national force of over five million. A Nation in Arms brings together original research into the impact of the war on the army as an institution, gives a revealing account of those who served in i ...more
Paperback, 276 pages
Published May 19th 2014 by Pen & Sword Military (first published June 1985)
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Ian F. W. Beckett is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and retired Professor of Military History at the University of Kent, Canterbury.