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Why the British Army did not mutiny en masse on the Western Front during the First World War

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Why the British Army did not mutiny en masse on the Western Front during the First World War Many historians of the Great War, both professional and amateur, have used much ink and paper in the discussion of why, uniquely among the major Powers, the British Army never faced serious mutiny in the Great War. And, particularly, given the horrendous…


Bad Characters: Sex, Crime, Mutiny, Murder and the Australian Imperial Force

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Bad Characters is a very important new book. Not only is it scholarly, but it is also highly entertaining. It looks into the indiscipline of Australian Soldiers – the AIF – in the Great War. Rather than using sweeping, unsupported generalisations, Peter Stanley (who is head of the Centre for Historical Research at the National Museum, Australia) ha…