Empire Day 1914

This picture from 1914 helps illustrate how the ideas and concept around a powerful Empire was used to foster patriotic attitudes and perhaps helped encouraged a willingness for so many to volunteer to fight in the forthcoming World War One. Key volunteering motivations included for God, King and Empire!

Back to Main Page

Armed Forces | Art and Culture | Articles | Biographies | Colonies | Discussion | Glossary | Home | Library | Links | Map Room | Sources and Media | Science and Technology | Search | Student Zone | Timelines | TV & Film | Wargames

by Stephen Luscombe