In this episode we’re looking at how Britain found the manpower to fight the war. By the end at least four and a half million had served from Britain. If we add to that figure Empire and Commonwealth forces, we’re looking at perhaps upwards of ten million. Its an astounding figure….
Angus is joined by Roger Broad.
Rogers New book Volunteers and Pressed Men looks at recruitment during both the First and second World War in both Britain and its Empire.