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Dynamics Of War: Culture, Society, Environment, And Pedagogy, Breanne Jacobsen 2017 Utah State University

Dynamics Of War: Culture, Society, Environment, And Pedagogy, Breanne Jacobsen

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

War is an ever-present feature of human civilization. Nearly all cultures and societies show accounts of human conflict. This portfolio seeks to provide both a multidimensional analysis of war and a means of instructing students to appreciate its significance as a driving force of history using three different components.

The syllabus project provides a long-term view of how the various wars and conflicts came to be and progressed in Western Civilization in the modern era.

The chapter-length paper shows the ravaging effects that war and conflict can have on a physical landscape and the environment in which the conflict takes ...


Thunderstruck: Teaching Boy Scouts About History And Cannons, Gary H. Nobbs Jr., Andrew D. Nicholls 2017 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Thunderstruck: Teaching Boy Scouts About History And Cannons, Gary H. Nobbs Jr., Andrew D. Nicholls

The Exposition

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William D. Paschal Collection, Forsyth Special Collections 2017 Fort Hays State University

William D. Paschal Collection, Forsyth Special Collections

Forsyth Library Finding Aids

The William D. Paschal Collection consists of materials relating to Dr. Paschal’s time as a Prisoner of War in Stalag IX-B during World War II. Newspapers, books, periodicals, correspondence and miscellaneous items are part of the collection. Edmund Pfannenstiel, a native of Munjor, Kansas, is also represented in this collection as a fellow Prisoner of War who used his German language skills and his courage to fight for better living conditions of the men who were in Stalag IX-B located in Bad Orb, Germany.


The Moore Papers, Forsyth Special Collections 2017 Fort Hays State University

The Moore Papers, Forsyth Special Collections

Forsyth Library Finding Aids

The Moore Papers collection contains military training manuals and other items such as newspapers clippings, maps, periodicals and books which all deal with the U.S. Military. There is also a box of files that have information on his murder and the subsequent trial of his wife.


Susan Bastion Thisler Collection, Forsyth Special Collections 2017 Fort Hays State University

Susan Bastion Thisler Collection, Forsyth Special Collections

Forsyth Library Finding Aids

The Susan Bastion Thisler Collection contains materials relating to the Korean War which was when Lt. Thisler spent time in Japan. Military records, biographies and transcripts of a proceeding and a briefing are included.


Lawrence E. Osswald Collection, Forsyth Special Collections 2017 Fort Hays State University

Lawrence E. Osswald Collection, Forsyth Special Collections

Forsyth Library Finding Aids

The collection is from Lawrence E. Osswald’s time in Hays, Kansas where he served as Corporal in the US Army 480th MPEG Company in a American Prisoner-of War camp for Germans POW’s. The camp was located on the grounds of the Agricultural Experiment Station south of Hays. Most of the photographs are copies of pictures that were taken by L. C. Aicher who was the superintendent at the Fort Hays Experiment Station during this time. Film no. 2867C by L. C. Aicher (Information regarding Mr. Aicher is taken from "Ethnic and Historical research concerning the Volga Germans and ...


Edmund Pfannenstiel Collection, Forsyth Special Collections 2017 Fort Hays State University

Edmund Pfannenstiel Collection, Forsyth Special Collections

Forsyth Library Finding Aids

The Edmund Pfannenstiel Collection contains materials from Mr. Pfannenstiel’s time as a prisoner of war at Stalag IX-B, Bad Orb, Germany in 1944-1945. Pfannenstiel, a native of Munjor, Kansas, was named Chief Man of Confidence at Stalag IX-B. This collection contains wartime logs, which contain some pages of pictures he drew in pencil; correspondence; and photographs.


Dana Chwan Collection, Forsyth Special Collections 2017 Fort Hays State University

Dana Chwan Collection, Forsyth Special Collections

Forsyth Library Finding Aids

The Dana Chwan Collection contains items that pertain to the Vietnam War. Periodicals, news clippings, programs, an interview, and correspondence are among the materials in the collection.


Cecil B. And Laura G. Currey Archive Of Military History, Forsyth Special Collections 2017 Fort Hays State University

Cecil B. And Laura G. Currey Archive Of Military History, Forsyth Special Collections

Forsyth Library Finding Aids

The Cecil B. and Laura G. Currey Archive of Military History is the main archive of materials that were donated to Forsyth Library by Dr. and Mrs. Currey, both of whom graduated from Fort Hays State University. The archive also contains a number of different collections that were donated by other people; those collections have their own finding aids. The main archive contains materials relating to: most of the wars that the United States participated in; Benjamin Franklin and early American history; and research papers and manuscripts of books authored by Dr. Currey.


Gerwig, Frank T., 1897-1962 (Sc 3128), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Gerwig, Frank T., 1897-1962 (Sc 3128), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3128. Letter, 24 February 1918, of Frank T. Gerwig to Hal Kritschgau, Scottdale, Pennsylvania. While training at Fort Thomas, Kentucky, Gerwig writes on YMCA letterhead of military routines, a quarantine due to measles, meeting other soldiers from Pittsburgh, and his eagerness to serve overseas as an ambulance driver.


Carroll, Hillary Bellerby, 1908-1999 (Mss 615), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Carroll, Hillary Bellerby, 1908-1999 (Mss 615), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 615. World War II letters written by Hillary B. Carroll, while serving in the U.S. Army in The Philippines and Japan, to his wife Katherine “Kate” (Whallen) Carroll, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Also includes some information and photos related to Carroll’s family.


Messer, George, 1833-1863 (Sc 3129), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Messer, George, 1833-1863 (Sc 3129), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and transcription (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3129. Letter, 26 March 1863, of George Messer to his wife Lottie in DeWitt County, Illinois. From Camp Joe Kelly (the name changed, as he notes, to Camp Hobson) near Glasgow, Kentucky, he describes camp life, including the clearing of timber and his duty in the cold and rainy weather. He also praises the hospital facilities and describes a joke played on an officer who returned to camp without a pass. Expecting the war to end soon, he also writes of matters relating to home.


Vance, Edward Richard, 1833-1902 (Mss 612), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Vance, Edward Richard, 1833-1902 (Mss 612), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 612. Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs and family papers of Richard Vance, a Warren County, Kentucky native and U.S. Army officer. After his Civil War service, Vance spent his career at several posts in the South and on the frontier until his retirement in 1892.


Women War Artists In The Canadian War Museum Collection, 1914-1945: Treasures From The Paper Vault, Stacey Barker 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

Women War Artists In The Canadian War Museum Collection, 1914-1945: Treasures From The Paper Vault, Stacey Barker

Canadian Military History

While most Canadian war art of the First and Second World War was produced by male artists, a handful of women artists were commissioned to capture their own impressions of these conflicts. This piece highlights eight works by four such artists: Caroline Armington, Alma Duncan, Bobs (Zema) Cogill Haworth, and Pegi Nicol MacLeod. All are works on paper and all are part of the Canadian War Museum’s Beaverbrook Collection of War Art.

Résumé: Bien que la plus grande part de l’art militaire canadien des Première et Seconde Guerres mondiales ait été produite par des hommes, il a été ...


Dropping Question Marks: War Art, Leadership, The Canadian Forces And Afghanistan, Gertrude Kearns 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

Dropping Question Marks: War Art, Leadership, The Canadian Forces And Afghanistan, Gertrude Kearns

Canadian Military History

As a contemporary war artist, Gertrude Kearns presents interpretive challenges to the commemoration and contextualization of controversial aspects of Canadian military history, both from her personal perspective and in terms of the institutional responsibilities associated with meaningful public presentations of war art. In the context of her decade-long Afghan War senior leadership series, and with reference to earlier Somalian and Balkan works, in this article she discusses the appropriateness of her selected subject matter as well as her own responsibility as a war artist in dealing with everything from disturbing and regular subjects to mission concept. Kearns reviews accountability, her ...


A Discordant Voice From The Trenches: Juan José De Soiza Reilly’S War Chronicles, María Inés Tato 2017 CONICET - Universidad de Buenos Aires. Instituto Ravignani (IHAYA), GEHiGue

A Discordant Voice From The Trenches: Juan José De Soiza Reilly’S War Chronicles, María Inés Tato

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

The First World War represented a deep crisis of the European civilization that called into question the values and certitudes of the Belle Époque society. Trenches became the symbol of the dehumanization produced by a conflict that marked a watershed in modern history. As a global conflict, its impact was felt beyond the confines of Europe, involving even neutral countries, puzzled by that unexpected spectacle of violence.

In this new scenery, war correspondents were first-hand witnesses of the horrors of the battlefields, transmitted through their journalistic contributions to a public opinion profoundly shaken by this new kind of warfare. Non-European ...


Cowing, Rufus Billings, 1840-1920 (Sc 3124), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Cowing, Rufus Billings, 1840-1920 (Sc 3124), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3124. Letter, 21 February 1862, of attorney Rufus B. Cowing, New York City, to his mother. He encloses a letter from his brother (not included), who was then serving in the Union Army and would later be killed at the Battle of Chickamauga. Rufus notes his brother’s arrival in Bowling Green, Kentucky after “the enemy had run away.” Believing the war will soon end, he speculates on his brother’s future in business and writes of his own desire to be financially independent.


Sloan On Geopolitics, Geography, And Strategy History In Geopolitics, Bert Chapman 2017 Purdue University

Sloan On Geopolitics, Geography, And Strategy History In Geopolitics, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Geopolitical literature is experiencing a renaissance and scholars representing classical and critical perspectives in this field bring multifaceted assessments to historical and current international political and security issues. Sloan’s Geopolitics, Geography and Strategic History, which is part of Routledge’s Geopolitical Theory Series, examines connections between geography, strategy, and history and is the subject of this review and analysis. Three thesis questions examined by the author include why the geographical scope of political objectives and following strategies of nation states change, how do these changes occur, and over what time period do these changes occur. Sloan examines why the ...


Loving, Hector Voltaire, 1839-1913 (Sc 3123), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Loving, Hector Voltaire, 1839-1913 (Sc 3123), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text typescript (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3123. Letter, 31 July 1862, of Hector V. Loving, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Harlan P. Lloyd, Angelica, New York. He tells his former schoolmate of his law study and practice since graduation from New York’s Hamilton College, and particularly describes the uproar in his home town of Bowling Green, Kentucky at the outbreak of the Civil War: secessionist “treason,” the Confederate occupation, and the rebuilding of the city afterward. He also refers to their classmate and law student Daniel Webster Wright as a “violent” secessionist.


"Cracks In The Melting Pot": Native Americans, Military Service And Citizenship, Brittany A. Kelley 2017 California State University - San Bernardino

"Cracks In The Melting Pot": Native Americans, Military Service And Citizenship, Brittany A. Kelley

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

This paper focuses on Native American military service in Euro-American Wars. It analyzes their reasons for fighting and compares those reasons to the reasons of other racial and ethnic groups. This paper explores how certain racial and ethnic groups are marginalized and “otherized” and how they occasionally attempt to assimilate into mainstream society through military service. Irish Americans and African Americans viewed the Civil War in this way, while Native Americans hoped they would be able to improve their individual situations. Native Americans fought for purposes of assimilation and citizenship in World War I, and while they were technically granted ...


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