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National service or national slavery?

3 February, 2016 - 11:15 -- ElizabethP

Peace activists made a last-ditch attempt to resist the introduction of conscription as it was being debated by Parliament. A strongly worded leaflet produced by the No-Conscription Fellowship was attacked in the press at the beginning of 1916. Here it is.

SHALL BRITONS BE CONSCRIPTS?

Fellow Citizens,—

The time has come to appeal to all those who value our traditional British freedom.

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