A fit country for heroes? The experiences of Salford's returning soldiers after 1918.

Steve Illingworth

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Abstract

In this article Steve Illingworth explores the conditions for returning British servicemen at the end of the First World War in relation to the promise by Prime Minister Lloyd George about creating ‘a fit country for heroes’. In particular, it looks at the experiences of former soldiers in Salford, a town at the heart of the devastating losses suffered in the conflict.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-29
JournalThe Historian
Issue number138
Early online date23 Aug 2018
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 23 Aug 2018

Keywords

  • 1918
  • Salford
  • World War One
  • Lloyd George

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