Tutu’s Two Cents recently read and reviewed To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion by Adam Hochschild for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Check out a sample:
Overlaid on this discussion is the story of Britain’s conscientious objectors and pacifists, along with a look at the socialist and communist movements in Russia. The role of women in the anti-war movement is also well-documented. I was especially appalled at the treatment the “stiff-upper-lip” aristocratic officers and military hierarchy displayed to men who refused to serve because their conscience told them that killing was wrong.
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