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Extract from 'English History 1914-1945' by the historian, AJP Taylor, published in 1965
(Page 61-2, by permission of Oxford University Press)
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Oxford University Press; extract by historian AJP Taylor, 1965

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Study this source carefully and see what it tells you about views on the war at the time it was written. As you study the source, ask yourself:

  • Is this source critical of the Great War commanders?
  • Is this source more balanced than sources 2-3?
  • Will you choose this as one of the sources to use in your report?

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