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Orders sent out to troops of the Warwickshire Regiment, September - November 1916
(Catalogue ref: WO 95/2756)
  4a   4b                  
  4a   4b                  
  WO 95/2756; orders sent out to troops, 1916  

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Study this source carefully. It contains information that could be useful in your presentation. As you study the source, ask yourself:

  • Study source 4a. What events are described in sections 1-2?
  • Look at source 4a, section 4. Why do you think soldiers kept dogs and why is this being banned?
  • What does section 6 of source 4a suggest about relations between officers and men?
  • Look at source 4b. Do orders 1-4 seem reasonable or unreasonable? Do you think the soldiers would accept them?
  • Would they feel the same way about orders 5-6?
  • Study source 4b, order 8. What does this suggest about relations between officers and men?
  • Will you use one of these sources in your presentation?
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