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Conscientious Objectors in World War I

November 24th, 2018 · Comments


Anthony, Richards. (2014). The Conscientious Objectors Paid a High Price. The Telegram.Retrieved from https://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-one/inside-first-world-war/part-nine/10803538/conscientious-objectors-first-world-war.html.

Conscientious Objector. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/topic/conscientious-objector.

Schleif, Luke. (2014). Conscientious Objectors. International Encyclopedia of the First World War. Retrieved from https://encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net/article/conscientious_objectors.

Yoder, Anne (N.D.). Conscientious Objection During World War I. Retrieved from  https://wwionline.org/articles/conscientious-objection-during-world-war-i/

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Tags: enlistment · Britain · United States of America · Soldiers · religion · conscription · Conscientious Objectors

Britain’s Military Recruitment WW1

October 8th, 2018 · Comments

Sources: “Firstworldwar.com.” First World War.com - Weapons of War: Machine Guns, www.firstworldwar.com/atoz/ukconscription.htm Simkin, John. Spartacus Educational, Spartacus Educational, spartacus-educational.com/FWWpals.htm “Firstworldwar.com.” First World War.com - Weapons of War: Machine Guns, www.firstworldwar.com/atoz/derbyscheme.htm

Tags: Pals' Battalions · enlistment · volunteering · Britain · nationalism · Home Front · conscription

Americans on the Western Front Pre-1917

March 28th, 2016 · Comments


 Ruane, Michael E. "First Americans to  die in WWI may have been volunteers in  French army." Washington Post 14 Feb.  2015. Web. 23 Mar. 2016. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/first-americans-to-die-in-wwi-may-have-been-volunteers-in-french-army/2015/02/14/a1d137de-b2d8-11e4-827f-93f454140e2b_story.html

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Tags: enlistment · volunteering · United States of America · French Foreign Legion

The “Little Serbian Knight”

February 15th, 2016 · Comments



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"MomčiloGavrić - Serbia.com." Serbiacom. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2016.

Tags: enlistment · volunteering · young soldiers · Momčilo Gavrić · Serbia · nationalism · children

Underage Lads of WWI

February 11th, 2016 · Comments

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



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

The “Pals” Battalions

February 8th, 2016 · Comments


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


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