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West Point

Ingo Trauschweizer

in Maxwell Taylor's Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177007
eISBN:
9780813177038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177007.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

In the opening chapter I introduce Maxwell Taylor as superintendent of the US Military Academy (1945-1949), where he placed greater emphasis on the humanities for a more balanced liberal education of ... More


Ursula Graham Bower and Military Leadership

Montgomery McFate

in Military Anthropology: Soldiers, Scholars and Subjects at the Margins of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190680176
eISBN:
9780190943059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680176.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter asks: how does a young, British woman succeed in leading a group of patriarchal, hierarchically organized, tribal head hunters? In Burma during World War II, Ursula Graham Bower ... More


Attitudinal Barriers to Change

Kathleen M. German

in Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the evolution of American racial attitudes and the violence it engendered among civilians and soldiers during World War II. Even though the majority of all Americans supported the ... More


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