It was a bizarre setup from the start, and one plagued by unpreparedness.
In the old British way, we were paying for unpreparedness with the flesh and blood of our willing young men.
Much has been said and written since 1914 concerning the unpreparedness of the army for war.
It was one of the many cases in which the unpreparedness of the government had left a serious gap in the equipment.
The war has revealed in us an unpreparedness in foreign and domestic policy.
You were in a shocking state of unpreparedness both in History and Geography this morning.
It is, therefore, as against the other, in a state of unpreparedness for war.
But Byng was a man of genius, and his bare reputation was enough to offset much in the way of unpreparedness.
We entered upon the war in our chronic state of unpreparedness.
It is the American people only who are not aware of the truth about our unpreparedness.