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Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Anna von der Goltz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis investigates the various political and cultural manifestations of the myth surrounding German Chief of Staff and Reich President Paul ... More


The ‘Victor of Tannenberg’

Anna von der Goltz

in Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the sudden emergence of the Hindenburg myth after the Battle of Tannenberg in 1914. It shows that the German population played a central role in exalting this little-known ... More


Anti‐Democratic Politics

Anna von der Goltz

in Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the fate of the Hindenburg myth during the Weimar Republic's ‘crisis years’. Between 1919 and 1924, right-wing anti-republicans increasingly discovered Hindenburg-worship as ... More


Introduction

Gerhard P. Gross (ed.)

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/9780813175416.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In the collective memory, the concept of the First World War is pervaded by the trauma of the modern technologized war on the western front, whereas the events and battles on the eastern front of ... More


Bitter Awakening: World War I

Gerhard P. Gross

David T. Zabecki (ed.)

in The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168371
eISBN:
9780813168401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168371.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 5 examines the breakdown of German operational thinking in the face of the harsh realities of World War I. In the first weeks of the war, Schlieffen’s and Moltke’s plans for an annihilating, ... More


Commemorating: War Veterans, Ritual and Remembrance, 1923–29

in The German-Jewish Soldiers of the First World War in History and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316609
eISBN:
9781846316746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316746.004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1924, the German government under the Weimar Republic launched a series of initiatives in memory of those who died during World War I, including an official Day of National Mourning ... More


Fruits of Union

Robert Frost

in The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania: Volume I: The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385-1569

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198208693
eISBN:
9780191746345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208693.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 10 looks at the war with the Teutonic Knights declared in 1409, the consolidation of Catholicism in the Lithuanian heartland of Aukštaitija, and its effects on relations with the Teutonic ... More


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