Not Playing the Game - WW1 recruitment  Sportmen's Battalions
  • Not Playing the Game - WW1 recruitment  Sportmen's Battalions

Not Playing the Game - WW1 recruitment Sportmen's Battalions

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Not Playing the Game by X Fowler
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Study of the Australian sport activity during World War One. How sport was used to aid recruitment by raising the famous Sportmen's Battalions. Influencing young school footballers to join up - sometimes near the whole civilian team would join. Conflicting there was also the patriot groups and officials that complained that the existence of sport distracted young men from enlisting.

Not Playing the Game paints a picture of turmoil and tragedy on the home sporting front.

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Book Condition:
PERFECT - NEW BOOK
Outer Cover on Book:
Soft Cover
Total Pages:
278

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