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Labor Deportations and Resistance

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

To redress manpower shortages created by protracted military operations in Russia, Hitler appointed Fritz Sauckel to serve as Germany's Plenipotentiary for the Mobilization of Labor and directed the ... More


Introduction

Ben-Ami Shillony

in Politics and Culture in Wartime Japan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202608
eISBN:
9780191675447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202608.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the events leading up to the Pacific War. It details Japan's shift towards totalitarianism led by Prince Konoe Fumimaro, who was Prime Minister from June 1937 ... More


From Protest to Resistance

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author talks about how he became involved with the draft resistance movement while studying at Cornell University. During his sophomore year at Cornell in September 1966, he began conferring with ... More


The Summer of Love and Disobedience

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author recounts important developments that happened in the summer of 1967, which he describes as an intense period of antiwar and antidraft organizing and civil disobedience. He talks about ... More


Youth at War

Seth Bernstein

in Raised under Stalin: Young Communists and the Defense of Socialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709883
eISBN:
9781501709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709883.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

World War II was the ultimate test of Soviet youth culture. The USSR’s heavy reliance on youth in the pre-war period increased as Stalin’s regime drafted youth into the army, in factories and as ... More


Doing the Very Best We Can

Stephen D. Engle

in Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union's War Governors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629339
eISBN:
9781469629353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629339.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the nature of nation-state relations as seen through Washington and the northern capitals, and also explores how powerful governors became in times of war. It examines the ... More


Introduction: War and Medicine in World War I Germany

Heather R. Perry

in Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Opening with a description of the wounds soldiers received in the First World War, the introduction offers readers an overview of the significance of medicine to modern warfare. A brief review of ... More


Recycling the Disabled: The Mobilisation of the Wounded in War-Time Germany

Heather R. Perry

in Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter five examines how the “recovered labor” of the disabled soldier was organized and distributed within the wartime economy. It reveals the links forged by military authorities between the ... More


Setting the Stage: El Salvador’s Long Twentieth Century

Erik Ching

in Stories of Civil War in El Salvador: A Battle over Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628660
eISBN:
9781469628684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628660.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter provides an overview of Salvadoran history over its long twentieth century, roughly 1880-2010. It employs a structure-agency framework, arguing that structural conditions put El Salvador ... More


Building Communities

Sarah Jo Peterson

in Planning the Home Front: Building Bombers and Communities at Willow Run

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226025421
eISBN:
9780226025568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025568.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The barrage of negative publicity that hounded the Willow Run Bomber Plant in the winter and spring of 1943 forced the United Auto Workers and the leaders of Ypsilanti Township to cooperate despite ... More


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