Talk:British Expeditionary Force (World War I)

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Split into separate articles for WWI and WWII BEFs ?[edit]

It could be a good idea to split into separate articles for WWI and WWII - to me they seem to be totally separate entities, even though the thinking behind them was similar. ?? Rcbutcher (talk) 04:54, 7 July 2008 (UTC)

Yeah, I think they both merit seperate articles.Lord Cornwallis (talk) 06:10, 3 August 2008 (UTC)

Done Rcbutcher (talk) 10:46, 26 October 2008 (UTC)


I don't remember the prceise date, but I recollect the BEF was created years before the Great War as a standing body - what, today, woulud probably be called a rapid-reaction force, available for either the defence of Britain, or for overseas expeditions. Am I mistaken? Aodhdubh (talk) 23:06, 18 October 2009 (UTC)

No, you're not mistaken. I've tidied up the wording of the introduction to express this more clearly. Rcbutcher (talk) 00:52, 20 October 2009 (UTC)


Please remember most readers are general readers - some basic information is missing (such as how many soldiers make up a division). 83.200.1.107 (talk) 16:53, 15 July 2011 (UTC)