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Avoiding Götterdämmerung, 1945

Neville Wylie

in Barbed Wire Diplomacy: Britain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547593
eISBN:
9780191720581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547593.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The final chapter examines the various strategies adopted by the Allied authorities in 1945 to influence German behaviour towards Allied POWs. Face‐to‐face meetings with the Swiss authorities in ... More


Takeover

Gregor Thum

in Uprooted: How Breslau Became Wroclaw during the Century of Expulsions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140247
eISBN:
9781400839964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140247.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about the impending Polish takeover of the German territories. On August 2, 1945, the Allies decided to remove from the German Reich all territories east of the Oder and Lusatian ... More


Becoming Bad Neighbours

ANDREW CRAWLEY

in Somoza and Roosevelt: Good Neighbour Diplomacy in Nicaragua, 1933-1945

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212651
eISBN:
9780191707315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212651.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the sense of affinity that the United States felt with rulers whose authority derived from popular consent and helped bring Somoza's government to an end. This was not simply ... More


Dissolution of the Nazi Party and its Affiliated Organizations: (July 22, 1944)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0017
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter proposes the dissolution of the Nazi Party and its affiliated organizations. The reports suggests When the Allies march into Nazi Germany, they will probably find the regime in a state ... More


Post–Dong Xuan Operations

Ira A. Hunt

in The 9th Infantry Division in Vietnam: Unparalleled and Unequaled

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126470
eISBN:
9780813135656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126470.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

The aggressive actions of the RVNAF and the 9th Division in the Delta and U.S. forces and Allies elsewhere in South Vietnam forced the Communist leaders to abort their Winter–Spring Offensive. Yet, ... More


Introduction

Anne Deighton

in The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Germany's unconditional surrender to the Allies on May 8, 1945 ended the war in Europe. By the end of 1947, however, the Allies were engaged in the elusive and intractable conflict known as the Cold ... More


The Nuclear Planning Group: British–German Co-operation

CHRISTOPH BLUTH

in Britain, Germany, and Western Nuclear Strategy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280040
eISBN:
9780191684340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280040.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the discussion of the Nuclear Planning Group (NPG). This group was founded after the fall of the ‘hardware solution’ represented by the Multilateral Force (MLF) and the ... More


The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

G. Kurt Piehler and Sidney Pash (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book brings together a collection of chapters offering a fresh examination of American participation in World War II, including a long overdue reconsideration of such seminal ... More


Decision in the Atlantic: The Allies and the Longest Campaign of the Second World War

Marcus Faulkner and Christopher M. Bell (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781949668001
eISBN:
9781949668018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668001.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest campaign of the Second World War. This volume highlights the scale and complexity of this bitterly contested campaign, one that encompassed far more than ... More


Whose Life Is It Anyway? The Road to the Temple

Veronica Makowsky

in Susan Glaspell's Century of American Women: A Critical Interpretation of Her Work

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078664
eISBN:
9780199855117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078664.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

In her plays, some of Glaspell’s women on “the outside” have female friends or supporters, like the group of women at the end of Woman’s Honor or the budding alliance between Allie Mayo and Mrs. ... More


‘A Miserable Divided Nation’ 1

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0047
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Daniel Defoe seems to have set out at the beginning of 1712 by boldly, perhaps foolishly, trying to pursue an independent line. Jonathan Swift’s Conduct of the Allies had appeared at the end of ... More


Lions and Lambs: Conflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany

Noah Benezra Strote

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300219050
eISBN:
9780300228045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219050.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Not long after the horrors of World War II and the Holocaust, Germans rebuilt their shattered country and emerged as one of the leading nations of the Western liberal world. This book analyzes this ... More


Nazi Plunder: Strengthening the Rules

Wayne Sandholtz

in Prohibiting Plunder: How Norms Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337235
eISBN:
9780199868391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337235.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with a brief overview of the organization and extent of Nazi plundering during World War II. It then moves to an account of how the Allies perceived and applied anti-plundering ... More


Codifying Norms: Nuremberg and the Hague

Wayne Sandholtz

in Prohibiting Plunder: How Norms Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337235
eISBN:
9780199868391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337235.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is a continuation of the cycle of norm change that began with Nazi looting during World War II. In response to the shocking intensity of German art looting during World War II, the ... More


Naval Gunfire Support In Operation Neptune: A Reexamination

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter delivers a captivating narrative that takes readers from the choppy and cold waters of the French coast to the shores of North Africa, to Sicily, and to the ... More


Introduction

Klemens von Klemperer

in German Resistance against Hitler: The Search for Allies Abroad 1938–1945

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205517
eISBN:
9780191676659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205517.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Historians have for a long time been attempting to identify and look into the several different factors that may have aided in bringing down Hitler’s Germany. Aside from strategic planning, ... More


Conclusion

Klemens von Klemperer

in German Resistance against Hitler: The Search for Allies Abroad 1938–1945

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205517
eISBN:
9780191676659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205517.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

While the determination and the efforts of the German Resistance in achieving a ‘greater world’ did not bring about proportional results, the German Resistance could be perceived to possess ... More


An Irish Dominion in an International Commonwealth

Deborah Lavin

in From Empire to International Commonwealth: A Biography of Lionel Curtis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198126164
eISBN:
9780191671623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198126164.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For a time much of the responsibility for the Irish Branch fell to Curtis. His influence in Dublin grew as he negotiated directly with Liam Cosgrave and Kevin O'Higgins. Curtis perceived a new role ... More


Nazi Germany’s Struggle for Spanish Wolfram and Allied Economic Warfare

Christian Leitz

in Economic Relations between Nazi Germany and Franco’s Spain 1936–1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206453
eISBN:
9780191677137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206453.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on Germany's dependence on certain Spanish products, most notably wolfram, wool, and hides. It notes that the value of Germany's exports to Spain could not keep up with her ... More


The First World War and Combating Lice

Paul Julian Weindling

in Epidemics and Genocide in Eastern Europe, 1890–1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206910
eISBN:
9780191677373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206910.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Armed with the discovery that the louse was the carrier of typhus, Nazi Germany's military hygienists set out to ameliorate the squalid conditions in the trenches on the Western Front during World ... More


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