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Neo-Nazi Postmodern: Right-Wing Terror Tactics, The Intellectual Neue Rechte, And The Destabilization Of Memory In Germany Since 1989, Esther E. Adaire 2023 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Neo-Nazi Postmodern: Right-Wing Terror Tactics, The Intellectual Neue Rechte, And The Destabilization Of Memory In Germany Since 1989, Esther E. Adaire

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This dissertation argues that from 1989 onwards an increasingly terroristic neo-Nazi underground in Germany became gradually entangled with the reactionary Neue Rechte, whose crusade against the German culture of remembrance is also a crusade against European integration, increased migration, and the conceits of liberal democracy. This entanglement produced an ideologically coherent extreme-right political movement with a heavily armed and tactical paramilitary faction that has, contrary to what various governments of the Federal Republic have wanted to believe, been developing in Germany since the early 1990s. Moreover, tactics of information warfare initiated by so-called “postmodern” terrorists of the 1990s would, by …


David Versus Goliath: The Power Of Weakness In Asymmetric Warfare—Lessons From History, Nicholas K. Petaludis 2023 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

David Versus Goliath: The Power Of Weakness In Asymmetric Warfare—Lessons From History, Nicholas K. Petaludis

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Under what conditions do violent nonstate actors (VNA) succeed against states? Why does David sometimes beat Goliath? Since at least the time of Thucydides and the Peloponnesian Wars, the realist narrative in international relations measures power primarily in relative, coercive, and deterrent terms. Strong states should accordingly face fewer constraints and enjoy more options while pursuing their national interests. Unconventional warfare, and its subsets of terrorism and insurgency, should—given these circumstances, end in VNA failure. Sometimes, however, VNAs find success. By comparing the literature on historical and current case studies, I propose that a set of preconditions and two mechanisms …


Interview With Lt. Col. Herbert H. Schaaf, Zach S. Henderson Library Special Collections 2023 Georgia Southern University

Interview With Lt. Col. Herbert H. Schaaf, Zach S. Henderson Library Special Collections

Zach S. Henderson Library Special Collections Oral History collection

Unknown interviewer; interviewed on February 17th, 1986. Find this collection in the University Libraries' catalog!


Breaking Point: The Ironic Evolution Of Psychiatry In World War Ii - Appendix A, Rebecca Schwartz Greene 2023 Fordham University

Breaking Point: The Ironic Evolution Of Psychiatry In World War Ii - Appendix A, Rebecca Schwartz Greene

History

This book informs the public for the first time about the impact of American psychiatry on soldiers during World War II.


Breaking Point is the first in-depth history of American psychiatry in World War II. Drawn from unpublished primary documents, oral histories, and the author’s personal interviews and correspondence over years with key psychiatric and military policymakers, it begins with Franklin Roosevelt’s endorsement of a universal Selective Service psychiatric examination followed by Army and Navy pre- and post-induction examinations. Ultimately, 2.5 million men and women were rejected or discharged from military service on neuropsychiatric grounds. Never before or since has …


Breaking Point: The Ironic Evolution Of Psychiatry In World War Ii - Appendix B, Rebecca Schwartz Greene 2023 Fordham University

Breaking Point: The Ironic Evolution Of Psychiatry In World War Ii - Appendix B, Rebecca Schwartz Greene

History

This book informs the public for the first time about the impact of American psychiatry on soldiers during World War II.

Breaking Point is the first in-depth history of American psychiatry in World War II. Drawn from unpublished primary documents, oral histories, and the author’s personal interviews and correspondence over years with key psychiatric and military policymakers, it begins with Franklin Roosevelt’s endorsement of a universal Selective Service psychiatric examination followed by Army and Navy pre- and post-induction examinations. Ultimately, 2.5 million men and women were rejected or discharged from military service on neuropsychiatric grounds. Never before or since has …


The Fight For Equality: African American Seabees During World War Ii, Victoria Castillo 2023 Chapman University

The Fight For Equality: African American Seabees During World War Ii, Victoria Castillo

War and Society (MA) Theses

This thesis outlines the Navy’s movement towards black inclusion from the beginning of World War I to the end of World War II through the lens of African American Seabees as well as the two integrated Seabee Battalions, 34th and 80th. While examining African American Seabees during World War II, one can see the injustices they were facing in the Navy. Seabees are one of the forgotten branches during World War II, but while examining the history of African Americans serving in the U.S. Navy and the Seabees, we start to understand how they were able to …


Op Lobe And The Evacuation Of Canadian Personnel From Libya, 2014: An Interview With Major (Retired) Doug Henderson, Andrew Burtch 2022 Wilfrid Laurier University

Op Lobe And The Evacuation Of Canadian Personnel From Libya, 2014: An Interview With Major (Retired) Doug Henderson, Andrew Burtch

Canadian Military History

In the aftermath of the 2011 Arab Spring uprising in Libya and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s intervention that overturned Muammar Gaddafi’s government amid fears of reprisals against civilians, Canada and other countries re-established a diplomatic presence. The region was still unstable with many competing militias in a tentative truce following Gaddafi’s downfall. Canada’s embassy required a military presence to secure the compound and the safety of Canadian VIPs. In July 2014, the men and women of Operation LOBE were forced to evacuate from Libya amid a diplomatic exodus during a resurgence of civil war. This piece, based largely on …


Review Of "The Secret History Of Rdx: The Super-Explosive That Helped Win World War Ii" By Colin F. Baxter, Alex Souchen 2022 Wilfrid Laurier University

Review Of "The Secret History Of Rdx: The Super-Explosive That Helped Win World War Ii" By Colin F. Baxter, Alex Souchen

Canadian Military History

Review of The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II by Colin F. Baxter


Review Of "The Empire On The Western Front: The British 62nd And Canadian 4th Divisions In Battle" By Geoffrey Jackson, Bradley Shoebottom 2022 Wilfrid Laurier University

Review Of "The Empire On The Western Front: The British 62nd And Canadian 4th Divisions In Battle" By Geoffrey Jackson, Bradley Shoebottom

Canadian Military History

Review of The Empire on the Western Front: The British 62nd and Canadian 4th Divisions in Battle by Geoffrey Jackson.


Review Of "Always Ready: A History Of The Royal Regiment Of Canada" By Donald E. Graves With Captain (Ret’D) Mihail Murgoci, Roger Sarty 2022 Wilfrid Laurier University

Review Of "Always Ready: A History Of The Royal Regiment Of Canada" By Donald E. Graves With Captain (Ret’D) Mihail Murgoci, Roger Sarty

Canadian Military History

Review of Always Ready: A History of the Royal Regiment of Canada by Donald E. Graves with Captain (ret’d) Mihail Murgoci.


Review Of "Winning And Losing The Nuclear Peace: The Rise, Demise And Revival Of Arms Control" By Michael Krepon, Paul Esau 2022 Wilfrid Laurier University

Review Of "Winning And Losing The Nuclear Peace: The Rise, Demise And Revival Of Arms Control" By Michael Krepon, Paul Esau

Canadian Military History

Review of Winning and Losing the Nuclear Peace: The Rise, Demise and Revival of Arms Control by Michael Krepon


Review Of "Dying To Learn: Wartime Lessons From The Western Front" By Michael A. Hunzeker, Tim Cook 2022 Wilfrid Laurier University

Review Of "Dying To Learn: Wartime Lessons From The Western Front" By Michael A. Hunzeker, Tim Cook

Canadian Military History

Review of Dying to Learn: Wartime Lessons from the Western Front by Michael A. Hunzeker.


Review Of "The Battle Of The Peaks And Long Stop Hill: Tunisia, April-May 1943" By Ian Mitchell, Tobias Clark 2022 Wilfrid Laurier University

Review Of "The Battle Of The Peaks And Long Stop Hill: Tunisia, April-May 1943" By Ian Mitchell, Tobias Clark

Canadian Military History

Review of The Battle of the Peaks and Long Stop Hill: Tunisia, April-May 1943 by Ian Mitchell.


Review Of "From Rinks To Regiments: Hockey Hall-Of-Famers And The Great War" By Alan Livingstone Macleod, Peter L. Belmonte 2022 Wilfrid Laurier University

Review Of "From Rinks To Regiments: Hockey Hall-Of-Famers And The Great War" By Alan Livingstone Macleod, Peter L. Belmonte

Canadian Military History

Review of From Rinks to Regiments: Hockey Hall-of-Famers and the Great War by Alan Livingstone MacLeod.


Crossing The Grebbe Line: Canada’S Faustian Bargain To Save Civilians In The Western Netherlands, April-May 1945, Nathan Dyck 2022 Wilfrid Laurier University

Crossing The Grebbe Line: Canada’S Faustian Bargain To Save Civilians In The Western Netherlands, April-May 1945, Nathan Dyck

Canadian Military History

Beginning at the military-political level and ending at the regimental level, this paper will explore the growth of Canadian responsibility within a failing Allied relief framework throughout the Dutch Hunger Winter 1944-1945. Beginning in early April 1945, I Canadian Corps experienced a growing responsibility to secure an independently negotiated and effective ceasefire on the Grebbe Line to enable transport of food prior to broader German surrender. Under the name of Operation Faust, I Corps utilised targeted medical and food relief practices to address gaps in Allied relief capacity, following what Canadian Military Headquarters (CMHQ) referred to as a “hastily improvised” …


Pursuit To Valenciennes 1918: The Fate Of Soldiers At The Point Of Capture, Brian Pascas 2022 Wilfrid Laurier University

Pursuit To Valenciennes 1918: The Fate Of Soldiers At The Point Of Capture, Brian Pascas

Canadian Military History

This article tracks the Canadian Corps’ pursuit of the retreating German army in the last weeks of the First World War. As French hamlets, villages and towns were liberated, the war-weary troops—nursing grudges after almost four years of war—encountered civilians who had endured poor and sometimes brutal treatment under the yoke of the cruel invader. During the Battle of Valenciennes hundreds of German soldiers were killed; the vast majority perished under immense artillery barrages. But a number who survived the onslaught of shells and bullets succumbed to Canadians’ rifles while or after surrendering. Motives are identified that drove frontline soldiers …


272nd Army Field Artillery Battalion (Sc 3665), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2022 Western Kentucky University

272nd Army Field Artillery Battalion (Sc 3665), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3665. Materials collected by Haskell Pedigo, a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army’s 272nd Field Artillery Battalion. Includes copies of reports of actions against the enemy, August 1944-June 1945; unit histories, 1944-1945, and other historical data and reminiscences; and reunion materials, lists of attendees, and memorial rolls.


Parameters Winter Issue 2022-23, USAWC Press 2022 US Army War College

Parameters Winter Issue 2022-23, Usawc Press

The US Army War College Quarterly: Parameters

No abstract provided.


Why Do Senior Officers Sometimes Fail In Character? The Leaky Character Reservoir, Everett S.P. Spain, Katie E. Matthew, Andrew L. Hagemaster 2022 US Army War College

Why Do Senior Officers Sometimes Fail In Character? The Leaky Character Reservoir, Everett S.P. Spain, Katie E. Matthew, Andrew L. Hagemaster

The US Army War College Quarterly: Parameters

This article argues senior officers may fail in character because their rate of character development throughout their careers typically decreases as environmental stressors rise. It conceptualizes character as an open system with both gains and leaks over time and integrates existing scholarship on personality and ethical development to create the Leaky Character Reservoir framework, which it then applies to Army officers’ careers. Military leaders will gain a new understanding of character and find specific actions officers, units, and the US Army can undertake to strengthen the character of its senior officers.


Dr Stuart Cox: Memories Of 5bfts And The Raf During Ww2, Jenifer A. Harding 2022 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Dr Stuart Cox: Memories Of 5bfts And The Raf During Ww2, Jenifer A. Harding

Documents

Dr Stuart James Cox was born on April 1, 1923, and ‘handed in his logbook’ on October 16, 2016. He was a member of Course 11, 5BFTS at Clewiston from September 25, 1942, to April 8, 1943.

After Clewiston, Stuart was posted to several airfields in the UK, one being Barrow in Furness where he met and married Eithne Forman, a Wren, in August 1944. Their son Robert (Bob) was born in December 1945 and their daughter, Amanda (Mandi), in 1950.

He qualified as a doctor in 1953 and became a GP in Gillingham, Kent, until retiring in 1980.

He …


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