May 31, 1879, The Graphic, an illustrated weekly newspaper from London, predicts trouble in Afghanistan if the British Army withdraws; celebrates Londoners getting their bridges back; takes a canter round the Shanghai Derby; and has a solution for ‘general debility’.
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Army, Reserves and women – questions of strength
May 24, 1879, The Graphic, an illustrated weekly newspaper from London, considers the world.
Here are two articles – the first on the use of army Reserves and the second on the merits of women. Both are topics being debated today. The British government is reshaping its military including its reserve forces and the Pentagon is giving women a chance.