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Melinda L. Pash

in In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the process of leaving Korea and what happened to veterans once they returned to the home front. In contrast to previous wars, Korean War veterans returned home individually, ... More


The Vietnam War as a Christological Crisis

Jonathan H. Ebel

in G.I. Messiahs: Soldiering, War, and American Civil Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300176704
eISBN:
9780300216356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176704.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

The American soldier figured prominently in the civil religious crisis of the Vietnam War, both as an interpreter of war and as a symbol of the nation’s moral standing and ethical capacities. This ... More


A Price on Patriotism: The Politics and Unintended Consequences of the 1966 G.I. Bill

Mark Boulton

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the political debates surrounding the passage of the 1966 Cold War G.I. Bill, the first G.I. bill of the Vietnam era. Unlike the earlier World War II and Korean Conflict wartime ... More


More Than Ever a Veteran

Melinda L. Pash

in In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the lives of Korean War veterans in recent years. In particular, it considers the efforts of these soldiers to rekindle their veteran identity and to seek wider recognition ... More


“The Legendary Christmas Truce”: The First World War, the Christmas Truce, and Social History, 1970–1989

Terri Blom Crocker

in The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

By 1970 the orthodox narrative of the “senseless” First World War was so firmly entrenched that it permeated all works on the subject during this time, which consistently maintained that the ... More


Veterans’ Policy and Veteran Organizations, 1917–1929

Stephen R. Ortiz

in Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the development of veterans' policy and the establishment of the World War I veterans' organizations between 1917 and 1929. It recounts the creation of the progressive-minded ... More


“An Emblem of Distinction”: The Politics of Disability Entitlement, 1940–1950

Audra Jennings

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how veterans pushed to expand and police the boundaries of welfare state programs that targeted veterans and specifically focuses on the battles fought over national amputation ... More


On the Streets and in the Schools: The Veterans Come Home

Mark Boulton

in Failing Our Veterans: The G.I. Bill and the Vietnam Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724873
eISBN:
9780814760420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724873.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of Vietnam veterans in the legislative story of the G.I. Bills, with particular emphasis on the difficulties they encountered in organizing as a coherent lobbying ... More


Bad Boys, Forgotten Heroes

Thomas Grillot

in First Americans: U.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300224337
eISBN:
9780300235326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224337.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter switches perspective again and takes as its object the veterans themselves. When looked at through an ethnographical lens, World War I veterans appear to have been ambiguous heroes on ... More


Reconciling Old and Young Spirits

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III

in Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates how ardent Filipino American youth, many socialized in faith-influenced family relations and schooling, have joined forces with their parents' and grandparents' generations ... More


Comrades and Campfires

Phoebe S.K. Young

in Camping Grounds: Public Nature in American Life from the Civil War to the Occupy Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780195372410
eISBN:
9780190093587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195372410.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

During and after the Civil War, Union army soldiers and veterans attempted to make sense of their military camping experiences, which could exemplify generational camaraderie, political organization, ... More


Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Stephen R. Ortiz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The period between World Wars I and II was a time of turbulent political change, with suffragists, labor radicals, demagogues, and other voices clamoring to be heard. One group of activists that has ... More


Introduction

Melinda L. Pash

in In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the upbringing, military training, wartime experiences, attitudes, and post-Korea lives of Americans who served in the Korean War. It examines the impact of the Korean War on ... More


In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Melinda L. Pash

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book focuses on the Americans who served in the Korean War from June 1950 to July 1953. More specifically, it examines the Korean War veterans' upbringing, military training, and wartime ... More


Rising from the Ashes

William A. Penn

in Kentucky Rebel Town: The Civil War Battles of Cynthiana and Harrison County

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813167718
eISBN:
9780813168777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167718.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the impact of the Civil War on the Cynthiana and Harrison County, Ky. Subjects include: War claims submitted by attorney William S. Haviland; a duel between a former Yankee and ... More


Fighting to Save the City of New York

Margaret M. McGuinness

in Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239870
eISBN:
9780823239917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239870.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Sisters of Christian Doctrine opened their first social settlement, Madonna House, in 1910 on the Lower East Side of New York City. The sisters operated a day nursery and kindergarten for ... More


Timing Is Everything

Melinda L. Pash

in In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767696
eISBN:
9780814789223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767696.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the generational background of Korean War veterans. Raised during the Great Depression and World War II, the men and women who served in the Korean War learned first-hand the ... More


Nonmarketable Treasury Debt

Kenneth D. Garbade

in Birth of a Market: The U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016377
eISBN:
9780262298674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the issuance of nonmarketable Treasury debt in the second half of the 1930s. It begins by describing an early example of a government trust fund and the first instance of a ... More


Characterization: The Detective as Veteran

Sarah Trott

in War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808646
eISBN:
9781496808684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808646.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter four explores how the symptoms of war trauma have been transferred onto Chandler’s protagonist Philip Marlowe. Marlowe’s character traits will be closely examined by considering certain ... More


The Long Goodbye

Sarah Trott

in War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808646
eISBN:
9781496808684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808646.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In addition to Marlowe, Chandler’s other veteran characters also unwittingly suffer post-traumatic symptoms, and chapter six is an exploration of the most significant of Chandler’s novels and the ... More


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