Four excellent talks exploring the imminent war in 1913, part of the WFA's annual series of talks: "A World at War 1914-18". Recorded at the President's Conference in Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 5 October 2013.
1 Planning Armageddon? The Royal Navy's strategic thinking and the provisions for war with Germany by Dr Scott Lindgren
2 Pre-war civilian life in Britain, France and Germany: the possibility of war by Dr Adrian Gregory
3 The Home Army in 1913: the anticipated role of the territorial force by Dr Bill Mitchinson
4 Readying the Rapier: the British Army in 1913 by Dr Spencer Jones