Gang-gang - 100 years ago: The calm Brits

By Ian Warden
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:34pm, first published October 8 2014 - 3:23pm

American journalist Herbert Kaufman was in London at the outbreak of the Great War and 100 years ago this week his piece The Strong, But Silent British, began to appear in some Australian papers. Were the young soldiers he saw some of the 250,000 under-19s illegally recruited for service overseas?

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