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Notes On Canadian Units And Formations Engaged: Battles Of The Somme, March-April 1918, Archer Fortescue Duguid 2018 Wilfrid Laurier University

Notes On Canadian Units And Formations Engaged: Battles Of The Somme, March-April 1918, Archer Fortescue Duguid

Canadian Military History

Although the Canadian Corps did not participate directly in the German Spring Offensives that began on 21 March 1918, detached Canadian cavalry, artillery, and motor machine gun units serving with British divisions played important roles at various points in the battles. In one of the better known instances, Canadian cavalry were instrumental in delaying a German drive on 30 March south of Amiens at Moreuil Wood where, in one of the most dramatic cavalry actions of the war, Lieutenant Gordon Flowerdew led a mounted charge with sabres drawn. For that action, he was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross.

Le Corps ...


Utilizing Project-Based Learning To Increase Engagement And Performance In The High School Classroom, Alan English 2018 Kansas State University

Utilizing Project-Based Learning To Increase Engagement And Performance In The High School Classroom, Alan English

Prairie Journal of Educational Research

Abstract

Project-based learning was incorporated into a high school American History course unit where students were expected to write an original history of the Vietnam War based exclusively on primary sources. Throughout the school year, students working as a collective unit worked to raise funds at school events for the purpose of surprising a class guest speaker, a Vietnam veteran, with a sponsored flight to Washington D.C. through Kansas Honor Flights. In addition to creating an experience of civic participation, student engagement (as measured by rate of completion of the project) and performance (as measured by average grade on ...


To Forgive Or Not To Forgive? A Reappraisal Of Vietnam War Evaders And Deserters In President Gerald Ford's Clemency Program, Courtney Carver 2018 University of New Orleans

To Forgive Or Not To Forgive? A Reappraisal Of Vietnam War Evaders And Deserters In President Gerald Ford's Clemency Program, Courtney Carver

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

In 1974, President Ford began the arduous task of healing the wounds sustained by the United States during the Vietnam War. His controversial clemency plan gave those who had either deserted the military or those who evaded the draft the chance to earn their way back into American society. President Ford was willing to face this opposition to move the country closer to resolving an issue that was tearing the nation apart. In the applications to Ford’s Presidential Clemency Board, thousands of deserters and evaders reveal their motivations, and in doing so present a large body of evidence that ...


The Paternal Lineage Of Nathan Hale: A Puritan Tradition, Andrew Rossignol 2018 Liberty University

The Paternal Lineage Of Nathan Hale: A Puritan Tradition, Andrew Rossignol

Masters Theses

This thesis discusses the paternal family history of Revolutionary War hero, Nathan Hale. A history of Robert Hale, John Hale, Samuel Hale, and Richard Hale is told as well as information regarding Connecticut and Hale’s hometown of Coventry. The thesis concludes with an examination of Nathan Hale and his actions as well as a critique of commonly accepted Hale myths.


Fashion Under The Swastika: An Analysis Of Women's Fashion During The Third Reich, Ayrika Johnson 2018 University of Northern Colorado

Fashion Under The Swastika: An Analysis Of Women's Fashion During The Third Reich, Ayrika Johnson

Ursidae: The Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of Northern Colorado

This paper works to demonstrate women's fashion in Germany during WWII and how it was impacted by Nazi culture. Within Hitler's Germany, there was a desire to create a uniform community separate from the rest of the world, and greater than all others. Fashion is one way to analyze how the Nazis tried to accomplish this goal. The paper relies on speeches, magazines, and their fashion pages, and advertisement clippings to uncover the social, economic, and political factors at play. By using fashion as a means of expressing cultural, societal, economic, and political goals, the desires of the ...


Chapin, Margaret (Terwillinger) (Sc 3239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Chapin, Margaret (Terwillinger) (Sc 3239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection SC 3239. Letter, dated November 16, 1862, by Margaret T. Chapin, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, to her husband, David S. Chapin, at Camp Despair in Kentucky. Margaret copies a section of a song from a hymnbook. David S. Chapin writes back to Margaret, on the other side of the paper, dated December 22, 1862, from Camp Despair. He writes that Margaret would receive his pension if he dies. He tells her that she would earn $96 a year, or $11 a month. He reminds her to send stamps in her next letter, he ...


The Forgotten Campaign: Newfoundland At Gallipoli, Tim Cook, Mark Osborne Humphries 2018 Wilfrid Laurier University

The Forgotten Campaign: Newfoundland At Gallipoli, Tim Cook, Mark Osborne Humphries

Canadian Military History

Gallipoli has no place in the collective memory of most Canadians and even among Newfoundlanders, Gallipoli has not garnered as much attention as the ill-fated attack at Beaumont Hamel. Although largely forgotten, Newfoundland’s expedition to Gallipoli was an important moment in the island’s history, one that helped shape the wartime identity of Newfoundlanders. Like other British Dominions, Newfoundland was linked to the Empire’s world-wide war experience and shared in aspects of that collective imperial identity, although that identity was refracted through a local lens shaped by the island’s unique history. Gallipoli was a brutal baptism of ...


Samuel Holland: From Gunner And Sapper To Surveyor-General 1755-1764, Frederick J. Thorpe 2018 Wilfrid Laurier University

Samuel Holland: From Gunner And Sapper To Surveyor-General 1755-1764, Frederick J. Thorpe

Canadian Military History

The British Army engaged, in 1755, the young Dutch officer, Samuel Holland (whose patron was already the Third Duke of Richmond), to serve in North America as an artillery and engineering subaltern. Following many months’ service directly under the field commander, Holland became deeply involved in the siege of Louisbourg (1758) as the engineering assistant to James Wolfe. The latter warmly commended Holland to Richmond for his superior efficiency and his bravery under constantly heavy enemy fire. After the siege, Holland drew an accurate plan of the fortified port, illustrating the steps of the siege-attack and defence. He became busy ...


Irving Goodman Purple Heart, United States Department of War 2018 Framingham State University

Irving Goodman Purple Heart, United States Department Of War

Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts

An award given to Irving Goodman during for his service on the destroyer USS Phelps, when he was wounded in action off the Aleutian islands.


Morgan, William Montrose, 1842-1926 (Sc 3231), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Morgan, William Montrose, 1842-1926 (Sc 3231), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3231. Letter, February 2, 1862, of William Montrose Morgan to his parents and sisters, of Wisconsin. From Camp Wood, Kentucky, he writes of the rainy and snowy weather; the number of soldiers sick in company regiments; he describes his regiment and his brigade commander as being the best in the division. He comments about the regiment being on guard duty and held in reserve to protect a bridge and ferry on Green River. The letter describes that there are 20,000 men in his regiment under General Negley; Union materials were being transported ...


Kibbee, Amos Watson, 1828-1915 (Sc 3230), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Kibbee, Amos Watson, 1828-1915 (Sc 3230), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3230. Letter, 26 January 1862, of Amos Watson Kibbee to his cousin, Hattie Tuttle, of Painesville, Ohio. From Camp Barker in Cairo, Illinois, he writes about camp life and rumors of possible cavalry soldiers being discharged and his experiences of late-night scouting duties. He also describes being in an advance guard with other soldiers, taking the town of Blandville, Kentucky, and arresting suspicious civilians. He writes about guarding a prisoner of war, and his change of religious views. Includes an Illinois Union envelope.


Mess Kit, Unknown 2018 Framingham State University

Mess Kit, Unknown

Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts

A mess kit with a knife and fork.


Framed Commemorative Photo And Artifacts James Carlino, Carlino Familiy 2018 Framingham State University

Framed Commemorative Photo And Artifacts James Carlino, Carlino Familiy

Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts

Framed collection of artifacts related to James Carlino, including a burial flag, his Purple Heart, his obituary and his identification tag.


Us Flag Patch, United States Army 2018 Framingham State University

Us Flag Patch, United States Army

Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts

Uniform patch in the shape of an American flag


Fighting A War Without Rifles: Deconstructing The Image Of The Unflappable Medic, Robert Del Toro 2018 Chapman University

Fighting A War Without Rifles: Deconstructing The Image Of The Unflappable Medic, Robert Del Toro

Voces Novae

“Fighting a War Without Rifles: Deconstructing the Image of the Unflappable Medic” focuses on comparing the official romanticized image of the medic in World War II and the soldiers’ reality. During the Second World War, the US Army in Europe faced high casualty rates, and the soldiers of the Medical Department were tasked with treating the wounded. The medic was the first echelon of care that the wounded would receive, as well as the most important. After the War, the medics were portrayed in a romanticized light. Official literature presented them as highly competent soldiers; infantry men saw them as ...


Alvin Goldberg Purple Heart, United States Department of War 2018 Framingham State University

Alvin Goldberg Purple Heart, United States Department Of War

Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts

The Purple Heart medal, awarded to Alvin Goldberg.


Eagle Flag Of The 181st Infantry, United States Army 2018 Framingham State University

Eagle Flag Of The 181st Infantry, United States Army

Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts

Flag of the 181st Massachusetts Infantry, originally owned by William Atchue.


Marine Cap, United States Marine Corps 2018 Framingham State University

Marine Cap, United States Marine Corps

Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts

A baseball style cap worn in the 50s


The Nuremberg Trials Project At Harvard Law School: Making History Accessible To All, Judith A. Haran 2018 Harvard Law School

The Nuremberg Trials Project At Harvard Law School: Making History Accessible To All, Judith A. Haran

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

This article is primarily a case study of the Nuremberg Trials Project at the Harvard Law School Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It begins with an historical note about the war crimes trials and their documentary record, including the fate of the several tons of trial documents that were distributed in 1949. The second part of the article is a description of the Harvard Law School Nuremberg project, including its history, goals, logistical considerations, digitization process and challenges, and resulting impact. The structure and function of the project website is described, followed by a description of a typical user experience, the ...


Tribute To The Fallen: The Evolution Of Canadian Battlefield Burials During The First World War, Jeremy P. Garrett 2018 The University of Western Ontario

Tribute To The Fallen: The Evolution Of Canadian Battlefield Burials During The First World War, Jeremy P. Garrett

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This dissertation focuses on the burial of Canadian soldiers during the First World War. This study explores the ways in which the body was treated upon death during the early, middle, and late years of the conflict to show the drastically different practices and customs that were implemented and modernized throughout the war. While nineteenth century military burial customs were suitable for religious beliefs at the time, a religious shift among the general populace occurred at the end of the century. Subsequent conflicts showcased the inadequacies of established military practices.

While the Boer War demonstrated soldiers’ need to ensure a ...


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