‘The Germans Have Landed!’: Invasion Fears in the South-East of England, August to December 1914
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Pennell, Catriona - ‘The Germans Have Landed!’: Invasion Fears in the South-East of England, August to December 1914



Keywords:

Essex population | First World War | German army | invasion | Southend-on-Sea

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Britain | Society | Pre-war period | Germany | Home fronts | Violence against civilians | Literature | Belgium | Politics

Abstract:

The British coastal town of Southend-on-Sea, Essex is situated less than one hundred miles away from Ostend. The primary reaction of the Essex population between August and December 1914 was a fea…

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Pennell, Catriona, “‘The Germans Have Landed!’: Invasion Fears in the South-East of England, August to December 1914”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 23 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004166592_i_449_30>
First published online: 2015



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