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Cunning Plans


Tommy Atkins hidden tactics to avoid combat on the Western Front in WW1or Why Blackadder Goes Forth could have been a lot funnier (and more subversive) By Roger Ball

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Mass refusals, mutinies, disobedience, strikes and out-right rebellion

were all part of the British armed forces experience in World War 1. But
on a day-to-day level, many soldiers were also actively constantly
resisting the war effort – shirking, skulking, and avoiding combat. Though
by its nature, these practices are usually clandestine and hard to
document, Cunning Plans briefly lifts the lid on this hidden

ISBN: 978-0-9932762-0-0

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Weight 0.065000 kg