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The Women's War for Inclusion

Steve Estes

in Ask & Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831151
eISBN:
9781469604770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889855_estes.9
Subject:
History, Military History

Despite supporting, fighting, and even being wounded in every American war since the Revolution, women actually became integrated into the regular armed forces only in the 1970s. That decade saw the ... More


Midnight's Refugees? Partition and its Aftermath in India and Pakistan

Peter Gatrell

in The Making of the Modern Refugee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674169
eISBN:
9780191752162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674169.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

The relationship between state formation and population displacement emerges clearly in South Asia, where Partition created two new states, India and Pakistan in 1947 and where Bangladesh arose out ... More


“The Whole Nation Is the Army”: The Manpower System

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0047
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the manpower and administrative system in the Iraqi Armed Forces. It describes the Administration Division of the General Staff that was responsible for all manpower matters ... More


The Great Holston Ordnance Works

Colin F. Baxter

in The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175287
eISBN:
9780813175294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175287.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

Following the brilliant achievements at Wexler Bend, the Tennessee Eastman Company was asked by the government to design and operate what would become known as the Holston Ordnance Works. During the ... More


Soviet Use of “Substandard” Manpower in the Red Army, 1941–1945

David Glantz

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The Soviet Union had many minority nationalities, and its supra-national ideology meant all should serve in the Red Army. In World War II, this coincided with a desperate need for more manpower. ... More


Introduction

Nick Mansfield

in Soldiers as Workers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382783
eISBN:
9781781383964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382783.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This proposes a structure for a labour history of rank and file British professional soldiers, including a brief historiography of relevant research and publication. It defines types of nineteenth ... More


Women and the Warsaw Home Front

Robert Blobaum

in A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705236
eISBN:
9781501707889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705236.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the intersection of war and gender in Warsaw. The resurrection of an independent Polish state in the aftermath of the First World War was accompanied by the establishment of ... More


With the Vietnamese People in Quang Tri: May 1968–April 1969

David Millie

in Team 19 in Vietnam: An Australian Soldier at War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813143262
eISBN:
9780813144283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143262.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

One role of an advisory team was to help provide the people with opportunities for a better way of life, and in doing so an effort had to be made by the senior advisor to be with the district chief ... More


An Iconic Image

Glenn Robins

in The Longest Rescue: The Life and Legacy of Vietnam POW William A. Robinson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813143231
eISBN:
9780813144450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143231.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The photo of Bill Robinson and Nguyen Kim Lai is one of the Vietnam War's iconic images. During the war the North Vietnamese used the image for internal and external propaganda purposes, including ... More


War against Women

John Boje

in An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039560
eISBN:
9780252097652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039560.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the varied responses of Winburg’s women to British military occupation during the South African War. When the men went off to fight, most Boer women stayed at home and took on ... More


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