Aug 11, 2011 - It's pretty hard to imagine the second world war without the first." ... He teaches at the graduate school of journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. ... 31 percent of the men who graduated Oxford in 1913 were killed.
entered in 1935 oxford at the time was stil recovering from having its guts shot out in world war I. 29% of the men who matriculated at oxford between 1910 and 1914 were killed on the western front if you were an Oxford graduate and junior officer, the you werexpected to lead from the front which meant they were five times greater chance of getting killed than a working class an ordinary soldier. Not since the war of the roses did families suffer such In fact one house suffered 1 in four. It was catastrophic for the english upper classes.