The National Archives
Extract from a government report on the effects of war on the economy, September 1914
(PRO ref: CAB 37/121/106)
Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about how workers were affected by the war and how they contributed to the war effort. You should consider:
What does this report tell you about the state of British industry in 1914?
How has the war affected businesses?
How might this have affected workers?
Why is this source unreliable as evidence for explaining how the war affected British workers?