What might bring the war to an end?

Members of the Dodeka Book Club in Reading discussed the factors which they hoped would bring an end to the war:

7 April 1916
The 274th meeting of the club was held at Lewis’s on April 7th, 1916.

Lewis introduced as discussion, “The end of the war”.

He suggested five different factors, each of which might lead to a finish, but wilily left the decision of the matter to the members.

His 5 points were:

Lack of men
An efficient blockade
Financial staying power
Internal dissension
A decisive naval engagement

Strange to relate, the members were unable to fix a definite date for the cessation of hostilities, so that the question still remains a matter of doubt.

Dodeka Book Club minutes (D/EX2160/1/3)

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