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The Great War

How was Britain organised to fight a war?

The Defence of the Realm Act (DORA)

How did the government get men to fight the war?

In 1916 Conscription was introduced.  It included single men between the ages of 18 and 41 to begin with and was later extended to married men.                            Those who refused to fight were called conscientious objectors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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