For the Sake of Example: Capital Courts-Martial, 1914-1920

For the Sake of Example Capital Courts Martial The widespread executions for desertion by the British in were covered up at the time this dramatic expose has been awarded the Templer Medal

  • Title: For the Sake of Example: Capital Courts-Martial, 1914-1920
  • Author: Anthony Babington
  • ISBN: 9780850523843
  • Page: 128
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The widespread executions for desertion by the British in 1914 1918 were covered up at the time this dramatic expose has been awarded the Templer Medal.

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    1. This was a very thought provoking book. It is interesting that at the beginning of the war they told the families that their loved one had been shot for cowardice, etc. and by the later years they started lying. Sadly many of those executed were young, idealistic, impressionable and in many cases sensitive men. Even at the time it was hard to justify the official actions since any human being subjected to what occurred on the Western Front would naturally want to flee (flight or fight) since fig [...]

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