A Land Fit for Heroes? The Treatment of WWI Veterans in Great Britain

A Land Fit for Heroes? The Treatment of WWI Veterans in Great Britain

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British Veterans of the first world war had trusted their nation when the war had started in 1914.
But after 1918, it seemed like the promise of a Land fit for heroes was not a reality.

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Created by Daniel Turner
Script: Dejan Milivojevic
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Sources:
Cohen, Deborah. The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939. Univ. of Calif. Press, 2008.

Malone, Carolyn. A job fit for heroes? Disabled veterans, the Arts and Crafts Movement and social reconstruction in post-World War I Britain. First World War Studies, 2013 Vol. 4, No. 2, 201–217

“Veterans’ Associations (Great Britain and Ireland).” New Articles RSS. https://encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net/article/veterans_associations_great_britain_and_ireland

Home from the war: what happened to disabled First World War veterans. Heritage Calling. https://heritagecalling.com/2018/12/14/home-from-the-war-what-happened-to-disabled-first-world-war-veterans/

Public Attitude Toward Ex-Servicemen After World War I
Monthly Labor Review
Vol. 57, No. 6 (DECEMBER 1943), pp. 1060-1073 (14 pages)

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