Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Did Kitchener help or hinder the expansion of the army in 1914?

A really interesting article from the Western Front Association regarding Kitchener's role in the expansion of the British Army at the start of WW1.

Was Kitchener the hero who helped raise Britain's New Armies to face the challenge of a continental war, or did he in fact disrupt carefully made plans for the expansion of the army?! Well worth a read as it looks at both the Cardwell and Haldane Reforms as well.

To read the full article click here

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