The origins of ‘women and children first’ and the Birkenhead Drill
The History Guy remembers the Birkenhead Disaster and explains where the protocol "women and children first" was first used.
The History Guy remembers the Birkenhead Disaster and explains where the protocol “women and children first” was first used.
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