Why the officer corps of the army or the conscript regular soldiers were all fired is inexplicable.
They had adopted the advantages of the new military system encapsulated in the popular conscript army, as Russia, Austria, and, particularly, Prussia undertook military reforms in response to battlefield defeat.
A conscript army was considered the corollary of a democratic society.
It's a conscript army, and the families of the soldiers are suffering more each year.
The new conscript army must have been rather unattractive for the samurai.
The speed with which it had been able to assemble and deploy such a conscript army conferred upon the German Confederation an advantage over the French, who struggled to get a smaller army into the field over a longer period of time.
But in a conscript army assembled by a dictatorship, the line between civilian and soldier gets blurred, at least by my calculation.
Nor is a conscript army without advantages both for the soldiers and the institution.
A peasant conscript army was established, with weapons being the possessions of the government.