Please be prepared to answer the following questions in class based on these two groups of readings.
- What were the causes of the war?
- Who were the belligerents?
- As you understand it, what were the most important places in the war? Why?
- Based on your primary source readings, what kinds of things can we learn about soldiers from their service records? Is this a valuable resource? Why?
*There are a number of images of the service record of Ian Walters. Please take about a half an hour and briefly look over these images. Answer the following question:
*What do they tell us about the experience of this soldier during the war?
For further discussion- documentary