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The Advent of Eisenhower

Steven Casey

in Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195306927
eISBN:
9780199867936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306927.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Initially, Eisenhower's emergence as the Republican nominee for president also helped to sustain a basic consensus behind the war, for Ike was a moderate who was prepared to defend Truman's decision ... More


So-Called ‘Unprivileged Belligerency’: Spies, Guerrillas, and Saboteurs *

Detlev F. Vagts and Theodor Meron

in Humanizing the Laws of War: Selected Writings of Richard Baxter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680252
eISBN:
9780191760181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680252.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Persons who have engaged in hostile conduct without meeting the qualifications established by Article 4 of the Geneva Prisoners of War Convention of 1949 are not entitled to treatment either as ... More


Legacies

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/9780813143231.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

When Robinson remarried in 1994, his second wife encouraged him to embrace his legacy as a Vietnam War POW. In additional to returning to Vietnam for the documentary, Robinson became active in two ... More


Target Mom: Disciplining “Misplaced Sympathy”

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/9780195183481.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

For concerned cold warriors, Korea POWs represented a double vulnerability. They collaborated with the enemy and then a sentimental public made excuses for them. The supposed weakness in captivity ... More


Public Service, Private Profits

Faye Margaret Kert

in Prize and Prejudice: Privateering and Naval Prize in Atlantic Canada in the War of 1812

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128817
eISBN:
9781786944832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128817.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the role and financial appeal of prizemaking and privateering during the War of 1812. It details the legal prerequisites for privateering during the war, such as Letters of ... More


Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Lorien Foote

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630557
eISBN:
9781469630571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630557.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the winter of 1864, more than 3,000 Federal prisoners of war escaped from Confederate prison camps into South Carolina and North Carolina, often with the aid of local slaves. Their flight ... More


War: Australia, 1942–1944

Tony Banham

in Reduced to a Symbolical Scale: The Evacuation of British Women and Children from Hong Kong to Australia in 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390878
eISBN:
9789888390489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390878.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Five marks the dramatic change caused by the Japanese attack on Hong Kong. Now there was a material difference between the experiences of those evacuated and those who had stayed, and ... More


The Society of Prisoners: Anglo-French Wars and Incarceration in the Eighteenth Century

Renaud Morieux

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198723585
eISBN:
9780191790379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723585.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

War captivity is an ideal observatory to address three interrelated questions. First, I argue that in order to understand what a prisoner of war was in the eighteenth century, from a legal viewpoint, ... More


We Were Not Paroled: The Surrenders of Lee’s Men beyond Appomattox Court House

Caroline E. Janney

in Petersburg to Appomattox: The End of the War in Virginia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640761
eISBN:
9781469640785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640761.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Perhaps as much as one-third of the Army of Northern Virginia did not surrender at Appomattox. Some of the approximately 20,000 men absent from the surrender had dropped out of the ranks during the ... More


New Movements and War on the Horizon

Sargon George Donabed

in Reforging a Forgotten History: Iraq and the Assyrians in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686025
eISBN:
9781474408646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686025.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 6 surveys the 1980s from the rise of Saddam Hussein and the Iran–Iraq War to the Anfal period and its aftermath. It begins with a review of Anfal-related material and literature. The ... More


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