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World War I proved more horrifying than anyone could have imagined, and it demonstrated the colossal destructive power available to industrialized states. During this time, he was frequently and openly critical of his superiors’ decision to focus military resources on the war in Europe rather than in the Pacific. Formed at Pembroke Dock on 31 October 1914 as a Service Battalion of K4 and came under orders of 104th Brigade, original 35th Division. 1 September 1916: converted into 57th Training Reserve Battalion of 13th Reserve Brigade.

Pages: 430

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division (March 14, 2005)

ISBN: 0802035736

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