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The main factors which lead British governments to follow a policy of ‘appeasement’ the period 1931- March 1938

There were many factors which led to British government following the policy of appeasement and they are split into two main categories- ideological and pragmatic. Britain appeased with Hitler for many reasons including their own problems and the pressure from other countries to appease. The pragmatic reasons were those which caused Britain to appease because Read More

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How effective were the preparations made for the onset of war by the British government between August 1938 and August 1939

Between August 1938 and August 1939 Britain were getting ready for the war against Germany. To protect the citizens and Britain as a whole, the British government made various types of preparations. In this essay I will discuss those preparations in great depth and decide whether or not they were effective. Firstly I will discuss Read More

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Evacuation in Britain

1. Were evacuees excited by the idea of leaving home? 2. Which source is more useful, B or C? I would say that the evacuees were more anxious than excited. A child leaving their home for the very first time, they don’t know where there going, who there going to be staying and they don’t Read More

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Problems facing the British forces

Distance was a key problem they encountered because the British were fighting 12000 km away from home, and their closest staging post was the Ascension Island which was only half way between the 2. This was contrasted with the comparatively short distance the Argentines were fighting from – 640 km. Linking to this factor, gaining Read More