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The End of Ambiguity

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/9780199539321.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

Assassinations in Nantes and Bordeaux on 20 and 21 October 1941 placed General von Stülpnagel and the military administration in the center of a political firestorm. Using assassinations as a pretext ... More


The Road to the Java Sea

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter discusses the British grand strategy, the British Service Chiefs' and Churchill's view of the situation, Churchill's desire for an immediate counter-offensive, the ... More


The View from the Central Blue: The Violation of Swiss Neutrality by the Royal Air Force

NEVILLE WYLIE

in Britain, Switzerland, and the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206903
eISBN:
9780191717338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206903.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

Although Britain made deep inroads into Switzerland's economic and financial neutrality, it was the over-flying and accidental bombing of Swiss territory by aircraft of the Royal Air Force that ... More


Equity, Natural Law, and Common Grace

Paul Helm

in John Calvin's Ideas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199255696
eISBN:
9780191602429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199255695.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Takes up again the question of our natural knowledge of God. Is there for Calvin a natural knowledge of God's law? Was Calvin a Divine Command Theorist in ethics? It is argued that he was not, except ... More


Philanthropy in British and American Fiction: Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot and Howells

Frank Christianson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625086
eISBN:
9780748652068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625086.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines the issue of British propaganda to France during the Second World War and aims to show the value of the propaganda campaign to the British war effort. It surveys the organisation, ... More


Black Friday

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 9 describes the events of May 24, following Reynolds's controversial acquittal. After Liu's widow, Ao Tehua, arrived in front of the American embassy gates, protesting the verdict and ... More


The Empire of the Air

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 2 traces the literary response to the seductive futurist appeal and colonialist genealogy of air power in two World Wars. After the Great War, the “empire of the air” was celebrated as a ... More


Morality and Religion

Linda Zagzebski

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Almost all religions contain a code of morality, and in spite of the factthat there are moral codes and philosophies that do not rely upon anyreligion, it has been traditionally argued that there are ... More


Converging on Values: Cognition and Sentiment

A. E. Denham

in Metaphor and Moral Experience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240105
eISBN:
9780191680076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240105.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy

This chapter reconsiders the intuitive conception of truth which any account of ‘qualified judgements’ and ‘suitable subjects’ will have to subserve. There are many alternative conceptions of truth; ... More


The Reputation of Sir Douglas Haig

Keith Simpson

in The First World War and British Military History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222996
eISBN:
9780191678561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222996.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the reputation of Sir Douglas Haig and the credibility of his memoirs about World War I. Haig is a controversial figure of the war and he has often been criticized for his ... More


The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell

Harry S. Laver and Jeffrey J. Matthews (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174723
eISBN:
9780813174778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174723.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Art of Command provides biographical and topical portraits of exceptional leaders from all four branches of the United States armed forces. Laver and Matthews have identified eleven core ... More


Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Karina Biondi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The First Command of Capital (Primeiro Comando do Capital - PCC) is a São Paulo prison gang, founded in the 1990s, that has expanded into the most powerful criminal network in Brazil. Karina Biondi’s ... More


Analysis, Intelligence, and Targeting in Strategic Air Operations

Phillip S. Meilinger

in Thoughts on War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178899
eISBN:
9780813178905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178899.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter recounts the history of Operations Research, intelligence, and their effects on the strategic bombing campaigns of World War II and beyond. Airmen use different weapons employed against ... More


Determining the Effects of the Allied Air Offensive

Phillip S. Meilinger

in Thoughts on War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178899
eISBN:
9780813178905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178899.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

This essay deals with the massive report chartered by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1944 to measure the effects of strategic bombing on Germany and Japan—the US Strategic Bombing Survey (USSBS). ... More


Reorganization after the Storm

Brian D. Laslie

in The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160597
eISBN:
9780813161297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160597.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This brief chapter discusses how the USAF came to the conclusion that separate “strategic” and “tactical” commands were no longer necessary and therefore created the all-encompassing Air Combat ... More


Emergency Management

Angelo J. Bellomo

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses emergency management in schools. The development of a comprehensive emergency response plan is key to ensuring a rapid and effective response to school emergencies. The ... More


The Army-Navy Contest for Control of Land-Based Antisubmarine Aviation and the Military Unification Debate, 1942–1948

George H. Monahan

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter, George H. Monahan discusses the success of the German U-boat offensive in the Western Atlantic after the U.S. entry into World War II, which led the War Department leadership to ... More


Soldier as Teacher: 1919–1933

Michael E. Lynch

in Edward M. Almond and the US Army: From the 92nd Infantry Division to the X Corps

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813177984
eISBN:
9780813177991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177984.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The years following World War I had proven fruitful for Almond. After another teaching stint, Almond completed the Advanced Course at the Infantry School at Fort Benning and remained as an ... More


New Challenges in Japan: 1946–1950

Michael E. Lynch

in Edward M. Almond and the US Army: From the 92nd Infantry Division to the X Corps

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813177984
eISBN:
9780813177991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177984.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

Almond relinquished command of the 92nd Division and assumed command of the 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Swift, Texas, for the planned Japanese invasion. The end of the war in the Pacific, changed ... More


Briefing Congress: September 4, 1991—Washington, D.C.

Andrew Marble

in Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178028
eISBN:
9780813178035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178028.003.0017
Subject:
History, Military History

Set at the September 4, 1991, congressional hearing at the Rayburn Office Building, Washington, D.C., the chapter uses Lieutenant General John Shalikashvili’s testimony to a House Armed Services ... More


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