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Humanization Of The Enemy: The Pacifist Soldier And France In World War One, Daniel E. Stockman 2017 Dominican University of California

Humanization Of The Enemy: The Pacifist Soldier And France In World War One, Daniel E. Stockman

Senior Theses and Capstone Projects

Not all French citizens were enthused by the prospect of war in 1914, nor were they all so willing to embrace a dehumanized view of the enemy. Some French citizens believed the “Great War” to be a patriotic endeavor. Propaganda encouraged this nationalism and the dehumanization of the enemy. “Political” pacifism existed within the French Third Republic psyche following France’s defeat in the 1870 Franco-Prussian War. However, these pacifistic undertones were systematically undermined as France began to militarize itself. Drawing from a series of notebooks, and established academic sources, this paper shows that some French soldiers endured a world ...


Forward Myth: Military Public Relations And The Domestic Base Newspaper 1941-1981, Willie R. Tubbs 2017 University of Southern Mississippi

Forward Myth: Military Public Relations And The Domestic Base Newspaper 1941-1981, Willie R. Tubbs

Dissertations

This dissertation explores the evolution of domestic military base newspapers from 1941-1981, a timeframe that encapsulates the Second World War, Korean War, and Vietnam War, as well as interwar and postwar years. While called “newspapers,” the United States military designed these publications to be a hybrid of traditional news and public relations. This dissertation focuses on three primary aspects of these newspapers: the evolution of the format, style, and function of these papers; the messages editors and writers crafted for and about the “common” soldier and American; and the messages for and about members of the non-majority group.

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Johnson’S War: How Vietnam Tarnished A Presidency, Patrick Lyons 2017 Salve Regina University

Johnson’S War: How Vietnam Tarnished A Presidency, Patrick Lyons

Pell Scholars and Senior Theses

This Senior History thesis entitled, Johnson's War: How Vietnam Tarnished a Presidency, dives into the controversial and often questioned success of Lyndon Johnson as President of the United States. Specifically, the Vietnam War and its harsh effect on Johnson and the United States is debated throughout. The context expresses how Johnson's presidency would forever be tarnished by the stain the Vietnam War has left in American history. The steps taken during the Johnson administration were proven to be quite harmful to his reputation and the success of the nation. The decisions made and consequences that came with the ...


From The Editors: War Art Now, Laura Brandon, Lindsey Sharman 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

From The Editors: War Art Now, Laura Brandon, Lindsey Sharman

Canadian Military History

Letter from guest editors Laura Brandon and Lindsey Sharman.


Fleming, Samuel, 1838-1916 (Sc 3095), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Fleming, Samuel, 1838-1916 (Sc 3095), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3095. Letter from Union soldier Samuel Fleming, Camp Wood [Munfordville], Kentucky, to James C. Carnahan, in which he discusses a military engagement with Confederates at Green River, Kentucky. He mentions casualties for both sides. He also reports, by name, the death of a soldier from fever and soldiers sent to Louisville Hospital.


Bond, Thomas J. (Sc 3094), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Bond, Thomas J. (Sc 3094), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding Aid and full text (Click on "Additional Files") for Manuscripts Small Collection 3094. Letter from Thomas Bond, Camp Wood [Munfordville], Hart County, Kentucky, to his parents, in which he relates a skirmish, including casualties, with Confederates near the Green River. He also mentions Simon Bolivar Buckner’s occupation of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and troop movements.


Session B-2: Pirates: Past And Present, Kitty Lam 2017 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Session B-2: Pirates: Past And Present, Kitty Lam

Kitty Lam

Piracy has endured for as long as maritime trade has existed. From the ancient Mediterranean world to the modern-day Somali coast, pirates have threatened merchant ships. The legacy of piracy has inspired countless songs, poems, novels, and movies. Who were pirates? What did they want? Where did they go? How did they interact with states? Students have internalized stereotypes about pirates from popular culture, but rarely consider these questions about piracy. This workshop will examine the significance of piracy in world history through texts and visual material. Case studies will be global, but focus on the early modern period.


"Britannia’S Shield: Lieutenant-General Sir Edward Hutton And Late-Victorian Imperial Defence (Book Review)" By Craig Stockings, James Wood 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

"Britannia’S Shield: Lieutenant-General Sir Edward Hutton And Late-Victorian Imperial Defence (Book Review)" By Craig Stockings, James Wood

Canadian Military History

Review of Britannia’s Shield: Lieutenant-General Sir Edward Hutton and Late-Victorian Imperial Defence by Craig Stockings


"The Little Third Reich On Lake Superior: A History Of Canadian Internment Camp R (Book Review)" By Ernest Robert Zimmerman, Jean-Michel Turcotte 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

"The Little Third Reich On Lake Superior: A History Of Canadian Internment Camp R (Book Review)" By Ernest Robert Zimmerman, Jean-Michel Turcotte

Canadian Military History

Review of The Little Third Reich on Lake Superior: A History of Canadian Internment Camp R by Ernest Robert Zimmerman


"The Embattled General: Sir Richard Turner And The First World War (Book Review)" By William F. Stewart, Brian Douglas Tennyson 2017 Cape Breton University

"The Embattled General: Sir Richard Turner And The First World War (Book Review)" By William F. Stewart, Brian Douglas Tennyson

Canadian Military History

Review of The Embattled General: Sir Richard Turner and the First World War by William F. Stewart


"The Myth Of The Good War: America In The Second World War Revised Edition (Book Review) By Jacques R. Pauwels, Brad St. Croix 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

"The Myth Of The Good War: America In The Second World War Revised Edition (Book Review) By Jacques R. Pauwels, Brad St. Croix

Canadian Military History

Review of The Myth of the Good War: America in the Second World War Revised Edition by Jacques R. Pauwels


"The Paris Game: Charles De Gaulle, The Liberation Of Paris, And The Gamble That Won France (Book Review)" By Ray Argyle, Emanuele Sica 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

"The Paris Game: Charles De Gaulle, The Liberation Of Paris, And The Gamble That Won France (Book Review)" By Ray Argyle, Emanuele Sica

Canadian Military History

Review of The Paris Game: Charles de Gaulle, the Liberation of Paris, and the Gamble that Won France by Ray Argyle


"Unmanned: Drone Warfare And Global Security (Book Review)" By Ann Rogers And John Hill, Rich Roy 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

"Unmanned: Drone Warfare And Global Security (Book Review)" By Ann Rogers And John Hill, Rich Roy

Canadian Military History

Review of Unmanned: Drone Warfare and Global Security by Ann Rogers and John Hill


"The Patriotic Consensus: Unity. Morale, And The Second World War In Winnipeg (Book Review)" By Jody Perrun, Andrew Nurse 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

"The Patriotic Consensus: Unity. Morale, And The Second World War In Winnipeg (Book Review)" By Jody Perrun, Andrew Nurse

Canadian Military History

Reivew of The Patriotic Consensus: Unity. Morale, and the Second World War in Winnipeg by Jody Perrun


"Maestro Of Science: Omond Mckillop Solandt And Government Science In War And Hostile Peace, 1939-1956 (Book Review)" By Jason Sean Ridler, Russell Isinger 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

"Maestro Of Science: Omond Mckillop Solandt And Government Science In War And Hostile Peace, 1939-1956 (Book Review)" By Jason Sean Ridler, Russell Isinger

Canadian Military History

Review of Maestro of Science: Omond McKillop Solandt and Government Science in War and Hostile Peace, 1939-1956 Jason Sean Ridler


"Dispatches From The Front: The Life Of Matthew Halton, Canada’S Voice At War (Book Review)" By David Halton, Lisa Jane de Gara 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

"Dispatches From The Front: The Life Of Matthew Halton, Canada’S Voice At War (Book Review)" By David Halton, Lisa Jane De Gara

Canadian Military History

Review of Dispatches from the Front: The Life of Matthew Halton, Canada’s Voice at War by Matthew Halton


"Landscapes Of War And Memory: The Two World Wars In Canadian Literature And The Arts, 1977–2007 (Book Review)" By Sherrill Grace, Tim Cook 2017 Canadian War Museum

"Landscapes Of War And Memory: The Two World Wars In Canadian Literature And The Arts, 1977–2007 (Book Review)" By Sherrill Grace, Tim Cook

Canadian Military History

Review of Landscapes of War and Memory: The Two World Wars in Canadian Literature and the Arts, 1977–2007 by Sherrill Grace


Affective Terrains: Art, War, And National Belonging, Susan Cahill 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

Affective Terrains: Art, War, And National Belonging, Susan Cahill

Canadian Military History

This paper examines how cultural representations affirm national belonging within the context of Canada’s involvement in the War on Terror. To do this, it takes as its central case study an exhibition of official war art, 11 Artists for 11/11 (2012), which was mounted on public display in celebration of Remembrance Day. This paper approaches the exhibition and the works included in it by addressing their representative and non-representative (or affective) qualities, in order to think through the ways in which visual narratives of military history participate in shaping sentimental attachments to Canadian identity and being Canadian.


The Four Days That Saved Israel: The Battle Of The Golan Heights, Connor L. McLeod 2017 Michigan State University

The Four Days That Saved Israel: The Battle Of The Golan Heights, Connor L. Mcleod

Connor McLeod


The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) were taken by surprise when Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on Yom Kippur, 6 October 1973. Only two IDF brigades of a few thousand men stood between 60,000 Syrian soldiers and the Israeli heartland. The Israelis fought almost to the point of annihilation until reinforcements arrived and counterattacked into Syria, shifting momentum in Israel’s favor. The Israeli troops used their superior training and equipment to overcome tactical surprise and inferior numbers to hold the line and prevent Israel from being destroyed.


Death Upon The Steppe- The Japanese Defeat At Nomonhan And Its Effects On World War Ii, Connor L. McLeod 2017 Michigan State University

Death Upon The Steppe- The Japanese Defeat At Nomonhan And Its Effects On World War Ii, Connor L. Mcleod

Connor McLeod

The Battle of Nomonhan is a forgotten battle that preceded the Pacific War. Over 100,000 soldiers from the Red Army and the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) fought for three months over desolate territory in Outer Mongolia and Manchukuo, roughly the size of Rhode Island. The Japanese forces were destroyed in August 1939 and the defeat exposed critical tactical and doctrinal flaws in the IJA, as well as giving the Soviet Union assurance of a tranquil border in the Far East.


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