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HISTORY
History in Action: Letters From the Trenches
 
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Programme 1
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Programme 1

Learning Outcomes

The programme and Net Notes should help students to improve and develop their knowledge and understanding of:

  • The reasons why men and women volunteered for the services in such numbers during the Great War.
  • Their expectations of war.
  • How these expectations compared with the realities of war.
  • The experiences and attitudes of officers compared with ordinary soldiers.