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Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Mark Edele

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the fate of the millions of Soviet soldiers who survived the Second World War and returned to Stalin's state after victory, tracing the veterans' story from the early post‐war ... More


The Epic of Return

Mark Edele

in Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the experience of demobilization, in particular between 1945 and 1948. The mass return of soldiers to the Soviet Union was marred by considerable disorganization, violence, ... More


The Reckoning: LʼAprès-guerre and the Longer-Term Legacy

John N. Horne

in Labour at War: France and Britain 1914-1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201809
eISBN:
9780191675027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201809.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The significance of the post-war future for French and British labour reformism during the war made demobilization the moment of reckoning. Demobilization was nearly as complex a process as the ... More


Crimea in War and Transformation

Mara Kozelsky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190644710
eISBN:
9780190644741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644710.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Crimea in War and Transformation examines the capacity of violence to permanently alter peoples and spaces.The war named for Crimea began as a border dispute between Russia and the Ottoman Empires in ... More


Introduction

Robert Gerwarth and Erez Manela

in Empires at War: 1911-1923

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702511
eISBN:
9780191772207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702511.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

The First World War is hardly a neglected subject of historical research, yet most of these histories proceed within two main assumptions: that the war began with the sounding of the “guns of August” ... More


New War, New Mobilizations

Tomas Balkelis

in War, Revolution, and Nation-Making in Lithuania, 1914-1923

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199668021
eISBN:
9780191801044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668021.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the new military conflict that erupted in Lithuania as a result of the German withdrawal and the advance of the Red Army in late 1918. A typical feature of this conflict was ... More


Epilogue: Peace or a Long-Term Crisis?

Tomas Balkelis

in War, Revolution, and Nation-Making in Lithuania, 1914-1923

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199668021
eISBN:
9780191801044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668021.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The epilogue is devoted to the long-term legacy of the post-World War I conflict in Lithuania. The war greatly contributed to the emergence and dissemination of a national and civic identity among ... More


Introduction

Mara Kozelsky

in Crimea in War and Transformation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190644710
eISBN:
9780190644741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644710.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Crimea in War and Transformation is the first book in any language to examine the Crimean War from home front through demobilization, and in so doing it addresses a wide range of historical ... More


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