Sleepwalking to war? Britain in 1914 and 1939
Did Great Britain stumble blindly into two world wars?
Jonathan Boff, Department of History, will compare preparations for both conflicts and argue that the lessons learned from the First were crucial to survival in the Second.
This talk is part of the Birmingham Speakers at Hay series. Tickets for this talk, and other talks featuring in this series, are available directly from the Hay Festival.