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The Experiences And Contributions Of Women Following The British Army During The Seven Years’ War, James Dennison 2018 University of Windsor

The Experiences And Contributions Of Women Following The British Army During The Seven Years’ War, James Dennison

Major Papers

For much of history women followed with European armies on campaign. They filled auxiliary roles for the army and supported their men. Though history has often overlooked them, they are consistently present in primary material. Camp women during the Seven Years’ War (1754 to 1763) lived a hard life, much like soldiers. Yet despite attempts by officers to limit their numbers, as well as the difficult and dangerous living conditions, women continued to follow the army and proved to be both helpful and a hindrance to military officials. This paper examines the experiences of these women and in doing so ...


An Incident In Pocheon: The Death Of Sapper Gilles Ducasse, Andrew Burtch 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

An Incident In Pocheon: The Death Of Sapper Gilles Ducasse, Andrew Burtch

Canadian Military History

The Canadian War Museum supports developmental research. This article is a by-product of the author’s continuing research into Canadian casualty records of the Korean War. This research helps to create a better picture of the makeup of the Canadian Army Special Force in Korea. When completed, it will shed greater light on when, where, and under what circumstances the 516 Canadians who are listed in the Korean War Book of Remembrance died. The research consists of a full review of the service records of Canadian military personnel who died in Korea or in support of the war from 1950 ...


Death At Licourt Revisited, Cameron Pulsifer 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

Death At Licourt Revisited, Cameron Pulsifer

Canadian Military History

New Information comes to light about the five fatalities that occurred in the 1st Canadian Motor Machine Gun Brigade on the River Somme on 25 March 1918, as discussed in an article published in 2002.


Conceiving And Executing Operation Gauntlet: The Canadian-Led Raid On Spitzbergen, 1941, Ryan Dean, P. Whitney Lackenbauer 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

Conceiving And Executing Operation Gauntlet: The Canadian-Led Raid On Spitzbergen, 1941, Ryan Dean, P. Whitney Lackenbauer

Canadian Military History

In August and September 1941, Canadian Brigadier Arthur Potts led a successful but little known combined operation by a small task force of Canadian, British, and Norwegian troops in the Spitzbergen (Svalbard) archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. After extensive planning and political conversations between Allied civil and military authorities, the operation was re-scaled so that a small, mixed task force would destroy mining and communications infrastructure on this remote cluster of islands, repatriate Russian miners and their families to Russia, and evacuate Norwegian residents to Britain. While a modest non-combat mission, Operation Gauntlet represented Canada’s first expeditionary operation in ...


Building Historical Imagination With Three Potato, Two Carrots, And One Onion, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg 2017 Iowa State University

Building Historical Imagination With Three Potato, Two Carrots, And One Onion, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Cultivating historical imagination in undergraduate students is often a difficult task. The distance between their lives, generally lived in the last quarter century, and the ways in which people lived i the pre-World War II period can be enormous. The task becomes even more difficult when students think that certain elements of their lives in the present are much more similar to those of previous eras than they actually are. Case in point is the Great Depression. Given the current economic downturn, many students are convinced that, in some ways, they are living in a situation akin to that of ...


Book Review: Brian Best. Reporting The Second World War. Barnsley, Uk: Pen And Sword, 2015., Tormod Engvig 2017 American Public University System

Book Review: Brian Best. Reporting The Second World War. Barnsley, Uk: Pen And Sword, 2015., Tormod Engvig

Saber and Scroll

A review of Brian Best's Reporting the Second World War.


Book Review: James Holland. The Allies Strike Back 1941-1943: The War In The West, Volume Two. New York: Grove Press, 2017., Robert Smith 2017 American Public University System

Book Review: James Holland. The Allies Strike Back 1941-1943: The War In The West, Volume Two. New York: Grove Press, 2017., Robert Smith

Saber and Scroll

A review of James Holland's The Allies Strike Back 1941-1943: The War in the West, Volume Two.


Book Review: John Grehan. The Charge Of The Light Brigade: History’S Most Famous Cavalry Charge Told Through Eye Witness Accounts, Newspaper Reports, Memoirs And Diaries (Voices From The Past). Yorkshire: Frontline, 2017., Michael R. Majerczyk 2017 American Public University System

Book Review: John Grehan. The Charge Of The Light Brigade: History’S Most Famous Cavalry Charge Told Through Eye Witness Accounts, Newspaper Reports, Memoirs And Diaries (Voices From The Past). Yorkshire: Frontline, 2017., Michael R. Majerczyk

Saber and Scroll

A review of John Grehan's The Charge of the Light Brigade: History’s Most Famous Cavalry Charge Told Through Eye Witness Accounts, Newspaper Reports, Memoirs and Diaries.


Book Review: Karl-Heinz Frieser, Ed. Germany And The Second World War: Volume Viii: The Eastern Front 1943-1944: The War In The East And On The Neighbouring Fronts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017., Robert Smith 2017 American Public University System

Book Review: Karl-Heinz Frieser, Ed. Germany And The Second World War: Volume Viii: The Eastern Front 1943-1944: The War In The East And On The Neighbouring Fronts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017., Robert Smith

Saber and Scroll

A review of editor Karl-Heinz Frieser's Germany and the Second World War: Volume VIII: The Eastern Front 1943-1944: The War in the East and on the Neighbouring Fronts.


Book Review: Byron Farwell. The Great War In Africa: 1914-1918. New York: W.W. Norton, 1986., Bill Hanson 2017 American Public University System

Book Review: Byron Farwell. The Great War In Africa: 1914-1918. New York: W.W. Norton, 1986., Bill Hanson

Saber and Scroll

A review of Byron Farwell's The Great War in Africa: 1914-1918.


Book Review: Alex R. Larzelere. The Coast Guard In World War I: An Untold Story. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2003., Chris Booth 2017 American Public University System

Book Review: Alex R. Larzelere. The Coast Guard In World War I: An Untold Story. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2003., Chris Booth

Saber and Scroll

A review of Alex R. Larzelere's The Coast Guard in World War I: An Untold Story.


Book Review: William March. Company K. Tuscaloosa: University Of Alabama Press, 1989., Jeff Ballard 2017 American Public University System

Book Review: William March. Company K. Tuscaloosa: University Of Alabama Press, 1989., Jeff Ballard

Saber and Scroll

A review of William March's Company K.


Book Review: Aidan Dodson. The Kaiser’S Battlefleet: German Capital Ships 1871–1918. Barnsley, Uk: Seaforth Publishing, 2016., Tormod Engvig 2017 American Public University System

Book Review: Aidan Dodson. The Kaiser’S Battlefleet: German Capital Ships 1871–1918. Barnsley, Uk: Seaforth Publishing, 2016., Tormod Engvig

Saber and Scroll

A review of Aidan Dodson's The Kaiser’s Battlefleet: German Capital Ships 1871–1918.


Museum Review: The Airborne And Special Operations Museum, Jim Werbaneth 2017 American Public University System

Museum Review: The Airborne And Special Operations Museum, Jim Werbaneth

Saber and Scroll

The Airborne and Special Operations Museum is not one of the largest military museums in the world, nor the most famous. Nor is the Airborne and Special Operations Museum similar to the small, specialized museums that dot United States Army bases, or the small regimental museums found in Britain and Canada. It ranks somewhere in between in terms of size and specialization, and takes perhaps two or three hours to see. This museum concentrates on the US Army’s airborne forces, and special operations.


Back Me Or Sack Me, Roger Greezicki 2017 American Public University System

Back Me Or Sack Me, Roger Greezicki

Saber and Scroll

The fall of Singapore and the loss of 130,000 men were as shocking to the British as the death of General Charles George Gordon at Khartoum was to an earlier generation. In the years following the 1919 Treaty of Versailles and before the outbreak of World War II, the Fortress of Singapore, known as the “Gibraltar of the East,” stood as a symbol of the power, might, and stability of the British Empire and Commonwealth. Unfortunately, the “Gibraltar of the East” was not an impregnable fortress but a castle in the air. Responsibility for failing to mount an effective ...


Not To Lose The War In An Afternoon: The Battle Of Jutland In German Context, Tormod Engvig 2017 American Public University System

Not To Lose The War In An Afternoon: The Battle Of Jutland In German Context, Tormod Engvig

Saber and Scroll

The Battle of Jutland is probably the most controversial naval battle in history. Frustratingly inconclusive, it satisfied few, and continues to spur debate to this day. Most of the Jutland debate is Anglo-centric. A popular consensus in the English-speaking world is that after Jutland, the German High Seas Fleet ceased to be an instrument of any value, cowering in port until its sailors mutinied at the end of the war. In fact, the Germans followed up their tactical success at Jutland with further efforts to isolate and destroy portions of the British Grand Fleet. While these came to naught, the ...


Hill, John W., 1834-1922 (Sc 3165), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Hill, John W., 1834-1922 (Sc 3165), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3165. Compilation of military service and pension records of John W. Hill, Warren County, Kentucky. Includes chronologies of Hill’s Civil War service, 1864-1865, and of his disability pension application and subsequent requests for increases, 1888-1922.

Also includes images of Hill, his wife, and selected

documents filed in support of his application.


The Cold War In The Eastern Mediterranean: An Interpretive Global History, James M. Brown 2017 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Cold War In The Eastern Mediterranean: An Interpretive Global History, James M. Brown

Theses and Dissertations

This thesis offers the first global history of the Cold War in the eastern Mediterranean. It examines the international linkages that bound Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus with superpowers, non-aligned states, and transnational movements during the second half of the twentieth century, and it considers the effects of such linkages upon the eastern Mediterranean’s domestic arenas. Throughout, it demonstrates that two forces – synthesis of outside influence alongside consolidation of internal identities – dictated the region’s experiences during the Cold War. And though the international environment furnished the conditions within which the region’s societies pursued the project of nation-building, indigenous ...


Fox, Arthur Smith, 1920-1997 (Mss 624), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Fox, Arthur Smith, 1920-1997 (Mss 624), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 624. Letters, clippings, photographs, programs and other records relating to the life of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky native and Hopkins County, Kentucky teacher Arthur S. Fox, especially his service in World War II. Includes genealogical data.


“The Necessary War: Canadians Fighting The Second World War 1939–1943, Volume One (Book Review)” By Tim Cook & “Fight To The Finish: Canadians In The Second World War 1944–1945, Volume Two (Book Review)” By Tim Cook, Matthew S. Wiseman 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

“The Necessary War: Canadians Fighting The Second World War 1939–1943, Volume One (Book Review)” By Tim Cook & “Fight To The Finish: Canadians In The Second World War 1944–1945, Volume Two (Book Review)” By Tim Cook, Matthew S. Wiseman

Canadian Military History

Review of The Necessary War: Canadians Fighting the Second World War 1939–1943, Volume One & Fight to the Finish: Canadians in the Second World War 1944–1945, Volume Two by Tim Cook.


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