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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 ...


Hatcher, William Paul, 1929-2003 (Mss 637), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Hatcher, William Paul, 1929-2003 (Mss 637), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 637. Letters written by William P. Hatcher’s family and friends to him whilst he served in the Korean War. The letters discuss community gossip as well as family news.


Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resource Iq: Pt. 2: The Central Intelligence Agency, Bert Chapman 2018 Purdue University

Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resource Iq: Pt. 2: The Central Intelligence Agency, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Provides an overview of information resources produced by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) including popular reference works like World Factbook and Chiefs of State and Cabinet Leaders of Foreign Governments. Additional content describes the CIA's origins and development, descriptions of current organizational components, information about it's directors, and the text of historical National Intelligence Estimates (NIE) and the President's Daily Brief covering topics as varied as North Korea, the 1973 Yom Kippur War, and NIE's on Soviet ballistic missile forces and numerous other topics. Features artifacts from the CIA Museum.


George C. Marshall, A Dynamic Leader Of Transition & Adaptation, John Robert Isaiah Emmert 2018 Liberty University

George C. Marshall, A Dynamic Leader Of Transition & Adaptation, John Robert Isaiah Emmert

Masters Theses

George Catlett Marshall was the Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the tumultuous years of the Second World War. Prior to the war, Marshall headed various officers’ schools and professional development centers, mentoring an entire generation of young officers who would become field commanders and general officers during the World War II. Eventually, he oversaw the monumental task of modernizing and enlarging the United States Army as World War II began and escalated. Together with President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his opposites in the British military, he helped formulate the grand strategy that the Allied powers implemented ...


The M26 Pershing: America’S Forgotten Tank - Developmental And Combat History, Robert Hanger 2018 Liberty University

The M26 Pershing: America’S Forgotten Tank - Developmental And Combat History, Robert Hanger

Masters Theses

The M26 tank, nicknamed the “General Pershing,” was the final result of the Ordnance Department’s revolutionary T20 series. It was the only American heavy tank to be fielded during the Second World War. Less is known about this tank, mainly because it entered the war too late and in too few numbers to impact events. However, it proved a sufficient design – capable of going toe-to-toe with vaunted German armor. After the war, American tank development slowed and was reduced mostly to modernization of the M26 and component development. The Korean war created a sudden need for armor and provided ...


The Last Contingency: The Final Chance For Southern Victory In The American Civil War, Alexander Parysek 2018 The College at Brockport

The Last Contingency: The Final Chance For Southern Victory In The American Civil War, Alexander Parysek

#History: A Journal of Student Research

This article argues that the Confederacy in the American Civil War had one final chance to achieve a negotiated peace. This chance was in the summer of 1864. The North had an overwhelming logistical and strategic advantage over the Confederacy. However, this great advantage only mattered if the Northern populace realized that they were effectively winning the war. The North was growing tired of the war, and it was possible that the Confederacy might hold out long enough to negotiate peace. Ultimately this chance was undone by political infighting and Jefferson Davis replacing General Joseph E. Johnston with a less ...


The Thirty Years War(S), Logan Kilsdonk 2018 Lawrence University

The Thirty Years War(S), Logan Kilsdonk

Lawrence University Honors Projects

The Thirty Years War, spanning 1618-1648, has been described as the last great war of religion despite pitting Catholics against Catholics and Protestants against Protestants. In addition to religion not playing the role it is supposed to have, a closer look at the motives and goals of the major participants reveals that what we have called a single war is actually much more easily understood as four: The Bohemian Rebellion (1618-1624), Denmark's War with the Emperor (1625-1629), Sweden's War with the Emperor (1630-1648) and France's War with the Habsburgs (1635-1648/59). These four wars are related and ...


Korean War, 1950-1953 - Relating To (Sc 3222), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Korean War, 1950-1953 - Relating To (Sc 3222), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan of letters (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3222. Letters addressed to “Mr. U.N. Soldier” containing encouraging notes from Seoul, South Korea, high school students.


In Search Of The Fisherman’S Path: Rethinking The American Assault On Queenston Heights, Guy St-Denis 2018 Wilfrid Laurier University

In Search Of The Fisherman’S Path: Rethinking The American Assault On Queenston Heights, Guy St-Denis

Canadian Military History

Canadian historians of the War of 1812 tend to associate a fisherman’s path with the initial success achieved by the Americans at the Battle of Queenston Heights. Unobserved, they made their way to the top of the escarpment and forced Brock to evacuate the redan battery located just below the brow of the heights. Desperate to retake this commanding position, Brock launched the ill-fated charge which resulted in his untimely death. It is a standard interpretation. But as this study reveals, the Americans had no particular need of a fisherman’s path.


Coal: A Significant Factor In Germany’S Defeat In World War I, Joseph Zeller 2018 Wilfrid Laurier University

Coal: A Significant Factor In Germany’S Defeat In World War I, Joseph Zeller

Canadian Military History

More than a hundred years have passed since the outbreak of the World War I, but there are still fundamental gaps in our understanding of the conflict. It has been generally recognized that the British blockade of Germany played the central role in bringing about Germany’s surrender. The German economy, industry and military came to suffer as a result of domestic shortages of all kinds, but especially of coal. In the gridlock of devastation and military force that had developed by 1916 coal came to represent a most effective tool of British allied force that Germany could not counter ...


The Combat In France Of The U.S. 360th Infantry Regiment And The Death Of First Lieutenant George P. Cole On November 2, 1918, In The Battle Of Meuse-Argonne, Ralston P. Cole 2018 University of New Orleans

The Combat In France Of The U.S. 360th Infantry Regiment And The Death Of First Lieutenant George P. Cole On November 2, 1918, In The Battle Of Meuse-Argonne, Ralston P. Cole

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

This thesis is an investigation that combines historical research into military records and genealogy in the examination of the brief military career and death in courageous circumstances of George P. Cole. It also considers the policies of the U.S. military as regards battlefield treatment of deaths, immediate burial and subsequent repatriation of the remains. The author draws upon family records, official government reports and the recollections of the friends and superiors of the deceased.


Both Sides Of The Barbed Wire: Lives Of German Prisoners Of War And African Americans In Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, 1944-1946, Claire DeLucca 2018 University of New Orleans

Both Sides Of The Barbed Wire: Lives Of German Prisoners Of War And African Americans In Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, 1944-1946, Claire Delucca

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

Located outside of Alexandria, Louisiana, Camp Claiborne was temporarily home to more than 500,000 U.S. servicemen and women during its short existence. Thousands of German prisoners of war also were held for more than two years in a section of the camp. Racial problems stemming from the policies of Jim Crow South and the blatant inequality eventually led to an African American mutiny within the camp. The events from 1944 to 1946 at Camp Claiborne provide insight into the mindsets of white Southerners and the generation of African Americans who would influence the major civil rights victories in ...


A Dagger Through The Heartland: The Louisville & Nashville Railroad In The Civil War, Gared N. Dalton 2018 Western Kentucky University

A Dagger Through The Heartland: The Louisville & Nashville Railroad In The Civil War, Gared N. Dalton

The Gettysburg College Journal of the Civil War Era

The Civil War was a defining moment in American history. What began as a sectional debate over states’ rights transformed itself into a bloody odyssey that would alter the national character itself. Within the wide scope of this conflict, scholars have sought to answer the multifaceted question of how the Union triumphed, often citing the proficient management of the railways as a key contribution to victory. Within this logistical network of rails, the Louisville & Nashville Railroad served as a vital mode of transportation for supplies and troop mobility through the heartland states of Kentucky and Tennessee. The Union exploited this ...


After Andersonville: Survivors, Memory And The Bloody Shirt, Kevin S. Nicholson 2018 Gettysburg College

After Andersonville: Survivors, Memory And The Bloody Shirt, Kevin S. Nicholson

The Gettysburg College Journal of the Civil War Era

This article details the experiences of survivors of the Andersonville prison camp after the Civil War. Feeling marginalized by the public after returning to the North, prisoners of war worked to demonstrate that their experiences were exceptional enough to merit the same kind of respect and adoration given to other war veterans. In particular survivors utilized the strategy of "waving the bloody shirt," describing purported Confederate atrocities at the camp to a Northern audience looking for figures to blame for the horrors of war. Through prison narratives, veteran organizations, the erection of memorials, and reunions years later, Andersonville survivors worked ...


Saving Grace On Feathered Wings: Homing Pigeons In The First World War, Brandon R. Katzung Hokanson 2018 Gettysburg College

Saving Grace On Feathered Wings: Homing Pigeons In The First World War, Brandon R. Katzung Hokanson

The Gettysburg Historical Journal

Soldiers of the First World War came in all shapes and sizes. The humble homing pigeon is one of the more unique and critical examples of such. They served in the armed forces of both the Allies and the Central Powers. Used as a last-ditch form of communication, the homing pigeons were exceptional in the work of sending messages back and forth between the battle lines. Little has been written about their vital role and even less in the rigorous training the birds and their handlers both endured. Understanding their training is critical to understanding how the homing pigeons performed ...


The Castle Of Intelligence: Camp Ritchie Maryland And The Military Intelligence Training Center During The Second World War., Kevin M. Aughinbaugh 2018 Gettysburg College

The Castle Of Intelligence: Camp Ritchie Maryland And The Military Intelligence Training Center During The Second World War., Kevin M. Aughinbaugh

The Gettysburg Historical Journal

Abstract: During the Second World War, Camp Ritchie, Maryland played an important role in the training of intelligence soldiers. This camp was one of the many that taught men the various ways to gather intelligence on a battlefield. From aerial photography to prisoner interrogations, soldiers learned the skills required to gather information, make sense of it, and propose plans based on what they knew about enemy troop positions and movements. These skills would be put to the test once the men graduated their six months of intensive training, and were sent abroad to assist in the war effort. Despite Camp ...


English Armor And Its Relation To Tactics: 1415-1515, Vaughn Weldon Johnson 2018 United States Military Academy

English Armor And Its Relation To Tactics: 1415-1515, Vaughn Weldon Johnson

Cadet Senior Theses in History

To determine if there is tactical change in English battles during 1415-1515, the components of tactics need analysis. The components of tactics analyzed here are the changes in weapons, changes in the composition of the army, changes in the choice of topography, and changes in the preference for offense versus defense. Weapons are the thing on the battlefield that armor is directly attempting to counter, so changes in weapons or armor will have ramifications on each other. A change in the composition of the army, what type of soldier is fighting, is important because different types of soldiers have different ...


March Order Later Draft, Laurence F. Gentile 2018 Framingham State University

March Order Later Draft, Laurence F. Gentile

Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts

A later draft of "March Order" an unpublished memoir. This version substantially revises the perspective and framing presented in the earlier draft.


March Order 1st Draft, Laurence F. Gentile 2018 Framingham State University

March Order 1st Draft, Laurence F. Gentile

Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts

First draft of an unpublished memoir by Laurence Francis Gentile, a first hand account of time spent on the Western Front of the war.


Veteran's Cost Of Instruction Letter, Richard Chesmore 2018 Framingham State College

Veteran's Cost Of Instruction Letter, Richard Chesmore

Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts

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