Developing a Meritocracy in the BEF by Peter Hodgkinson
11 Dec

The British Army went to war with a cadre of officers who had been promoted largely on the basis of seniority. With the rapid promotion of junior officers and the influx of civilians, did a meritocracy establish itself? Who were the men who commanded the infantry battalions of the BEF in 1918? What were their qualities? 

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11 Dec 2021 14:30