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1. Conflict and controversy
1. Changing views on the Great War
2. Why did Britain go to war in 1914?
1. Did Britain see Germany as a threat?
2. Did Britain go to war over Belgium?
3. Did public opinion drag Britain into war?
3. The trench experience
1. Weapons and warfare
2. Over the top
3. An allied army
4. Daily grind
4. Lions led by donkeys?
1. Officers and men
2. Gallipoli, 1915
3. The Somme, 1916
4. The hundred days, 1918
5. Why was it so hard to make peace?
1. What did the different leaders want from the Treaty of Versailles?
2. How did the various sides react to the Treaty of Versailles?
6. How has the Great War been remembered?
1. Remembering the Great War: Then
2. Remembering the Great War: Now