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Conchies: Conscientious Objectors of the First World War

Ann Kramer

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For National Curriculum Key Stage 3, Interest age: from c 9 years, Interest age: from c 11 years, Prose: non-fiction, History & the past: general interest (Children's /, Warfare, battles, armed forces (Children's / Teena, Social issues (Children's / Teenage)

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The moving true stories of the brave, principled individuals who refused to take part in the mass slaughter of the First World War and faced imprisonment and ostracisation as a result of their actions.

When, at the height of the First World War, many Allied governments introduced conscription, there were thousands of individuals who, for personal or religious reasons, refused to fight. After tough questioning, some were exempted but the majority were forced into the army anyways. Those who 'refused to do their duty' were threatened with death sentences or harsh prison terms; many died from ill treatment. Conchies collects many of the moving true stories of these brave individuals.

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