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War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Thomas H. Conner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813176314
eISBN:
9780813176345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176314.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Every year, people from all over the world visit American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) sites, from Normandy, France, to Busan, South Korea, to Corozal, Panama. At rest in the twenty-six ... More


Suppressed Remembrances: On the History of the Moscow City Fraternal Cemetery

Kristiane Janeke

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0018
Subject:
History, Military History

Kristiane Janeke traces the history of the Moscow Brothers’ (Soldiers’) Cemetery, using the specific case of this memorial to wartime fallen as a springboard to a wider discussion of suppressed ... More


“On the Altar of Our Common Country”: Contested Commemorations of the Civil War

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines efforts by New Bedford's white and black communities to shape local and national memories of the Civil War. Americans' “memory work” through the late nineteenth century ... More


Building the World War II Memorials, 1945–1960

Thomas H. Conner

in War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813176314
eISBN:
9780813176345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176314.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at the longer aftermath of WWII and traces the creation of the second generation of ABMC sites. Focusing on the process of securing grounds overseas, allowing family members to ... More


The ABMC Story Goes On, 1960–Present

Thomas H. Conner

in War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813176314
eISBN:
9780813176345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176314.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at the work the ABMC has been doing since World War II ended. The chairmanships of Generals Jacob Devers and Mark Clark are explored in some detail. Maintenance of the memorials is ... More


The World According to Chinn

Carlton Jackson

in Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George M. Chinn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161051
eISBN:
9780813165516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161051.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

Although Chinn retired from the KHS and led a less busy life, he was still greatly active. He worked to improve the local humane society, but his greatest role was as writer. He dealt with ... More


‘Nothing Except Commas’ Jews, Palestinians, and the Torment of Displacement

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/9780199674169.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Jews and Palestinians alike experienced displacement as a painful and disfiguring process. Following a discussion of the consequences of the Holocaust in Central Europe, including the experience of ... More


The Hidden Reason for Forgetting Korea

Charles S. Young

in Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

Governments try to burnish the memory of unpopular wars, but had difficulty doing so with Korea. The public had not been informed that voluntary repatriation was holding up peace. During armistice ... More


Reassessing War

Chia Youyee Vang

in Fly Until You Die: An Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190622145
eISBN:
9780190622176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622145.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History, Military History

Chapter 9 presents interviewees’ reflections as they reassess the war and its impact. The interviewees explore the unintended consequences of the Hmong’s entanglement with the CIA during the US war ... More


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