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Jonathan Curtis


‘To the last man’—Australia’s entry to war in 1914

This paper examines the extent of an independent Australian foreign policy prior to World War I, why Britain’s declaration of war was considered to automatically include Australia, and the role of the parliament in committing Australia to war. Introduction On 31 July 1914 in an...