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A look at the reasons behind Britain's limited military power after World War 1. After the world slump in the 1920s, a halt was called on military development. This decision left Britain with a tired and outdated military infrastructure.
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17 October 2007

Classroom Ideas

Students could use this clip to examine Britain's military strength between World Wars One and Two. They could use this to understand why the British government was reluctant to go to war with Germany and employed a policy of appeasement until 1939.