Saturday, May 17, 2014

31 percent of the men who graduated Oxford in 1913 were killed in World War 1


  1.  31 percent of the men who graduated Oxford in 1913 were killed in World War 1

  2. The Human Toll Of The War 'To End All Wars' : NPR

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    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.

  3. 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.