Mark's talk is based on his book 'August 1914: England in Peace and War' As the watershed month when England went from peace to war, it's an ideal place and time to take stock of the country. How happy and united was it, how did people react to war? Were the suffragette, trade union and socialist and Irish home rule
movements as important as some feared, or hoped? And, as the BEF blundered into the German army and retreated as fast as it could, how efficient was the Army, and the country, compared to its new enemies?
Members and non-members of The Western Front Association are equally welcome. Any new visitors are guaranteed a friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome from a group of like-minded enthusiasts.