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Underage Lads of WWI

February 11th, 2016 · Comments

cover_25FE00CC-5824-4B50-BD96-89B2036742 Public Domain Photograph of young soldiers

Sources:

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-life-stories/brave-story-youngest-soldier-ww1-3927739
 

Tags: enlistment · volunteering · New Army · young soldiers · John Condon · Ireland · Ypres · nationalism

The “Pals” Battalions

February 8th, 2016 · Comments

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 Pals' Battalion at the Somme, from https://www.express.co.uk/news/history/684454/losses-suffered-Pals-brigades-battalions-Battle-of-Somme

Sources: 

Robinson, Bruce. The Pals Battalions in World War I. BBC, 3 Mar. 2011. Web. 6 Feb. 2016. http://www.bbc.co.uk/.../british/britain_wwone/pals_01.shtml.

"Carnage as 235 Pals died in 20 minutes." Accrington Observer 30 June 2006. Web. 6 Feb. 2016. http://www.accringtonobserver.co.uk/.../carnage-as-235....

Tags: Pals' Battalions · enlistment · volunteering · Britain · New Army · Kitchener · propaganda · Ireland · nationalism