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The Army

Rory Muir

in Gentlemen of Uncertain Fortune: How Younger Sons Made Their Way in Jane Austen's England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300244311
eISBN:
9780300249545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244311.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores a career in the army. It shows how such a career took a considerably different shape to a career in the navy. Young men joined the army later but then usually served ... More


In Fear of a Second German Revolution, December 1918-March 1919

DOUGLAS NEWTON

in British Policy and the Weimar Republic, 1918–1919

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203148
eISBN:
9780191675744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203148.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The chapter aims to show evidence for the experience of the British army officers who reported that great damage was being done to the cause of moderate and progressive politics by the continuing ... More


Books Preferred

Ira D. Gruber

in Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833780
eISBN:
9781469603933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899403_gruber.7
Subject:
History, Military History

In the list provided by the British army officers, there are literally hundreds of books on war to choose from among histories of campaigns and battles, treatises on engineering and artillery, ... More


Funerals of Soldiers and Colonizers

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Until around 1900, most of the military state funerals in France were given, accordingly, to republican high ranking army officers who had distinguished themselves in the 1870 war, some of whom ... More


From Whence They Came: An Overview of Queen Victoria’s Army

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the influence of the British military garrison at Fort Napier by tracing the history of the organization from whence the garrison came: the British Army. During the Victorian ... More


Britain Blancoes While Russia Bleeds

Alan Allport

in Browned Off and Bloody-Minded: The British Soldier Goes to War 1939-1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300170757
eISBN:
9780300213126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170757.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the various problems that plagued the British Army during the Second World War. These include the Army's string of defeats in the Far East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean ... More


Dictatorship of Dread

Jörg Baberowski

in Scorched Earth: Stalin's Reign of Terror

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300136982
eISBN:
9780300220575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136982.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes Stalinism as a dictatorship of dread. It shows how Joseph Stalin's slave state destroyed and uprooted millions in a series of violent interventions that showed no regard for ... More


Origins of the Bataan Boys

Hiroshi Masuda

in MacArthur in Asia: The General and His Staff in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449390
eISBN:
9780801466199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449390.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the Bataan Boys, the group of fifteen army officers who served under MacArthur, and who escaped from Corregidor Island and the southern part of the Bataan Peninsula on the ... More


Leaping the Mark: Soldier or Civilian? 1840–1852

Brian Holden Reid

in The Scourge of War: The Life of William Tecumseh Sherman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780195392739
eISBN:
9780190079161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195392739.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses how, almost from the moment he graduated, William T. Sherman came under pressure to think about leaving the Army. When asked why he did not resign, he gave a forthright answer ... More


The Nationalist Army, 1936–39

Théodore McLauchlin

in Desertion: Trust and Mistrust in Civil Wars

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752940
eISBN:
9781501752964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752940.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter refers to Ramón Salas Larrazábal, who estimates a ratio of five Republican deserters for every Nationalist deserter. It examines the frequency of Republican analyses of desertion, ... More


Good, Honest American Stock

Rod Gragg

in Covered with Glory: The 26th North Carolina Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871409
eISBN:
9781469604312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898383_gragg.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on Lieutenant Colonel John Randolph Lane. Tall and erect, Lane was a robust man with a stocky build. He was three days away from his twenty-eighth birthday, but a chest-length ... More


Introduction

Robert L. Fuller

in The Struggle for Cooperation: Liberated France and the American Military, 1944--1946

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176628
eISBN:
9780813176659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176628.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Despite the mutual hostility of General Charles de Gaulle and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, France and the United States needed to cooperate to win the war against Germany. The French needed the ... More


Tempest of Fire

W. Gregory Monahan

in Let God Arise: The War and Rebellion of the Camisards

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688449
eISBN:
9780191767708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688449.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter Eight begins with the rebel rejection of another amnesty offer and their insistence on their demands for the return of their rights under the Edict of Nantes. It argues that this rejection ... More


Marlborough's America

Stephen Saunders Webb

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178593
eISBN:
9780300182606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178593.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Scholars of British America generally conclude that the early eighteenth-century Anglo-American empire was commercial in economics, liberal in politics, and parochial in policy, somnambulant in an ... More


Death and the Rhetoric of Photography: X Marks the Spot

Zahid R. Chaudhary

in Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth-Century India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677481
eISBN:
9781452946023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677481.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter deals with the work of the post-Sepoy Revolt photographers John Dannenberg and Harriet Tytler. It analyzes photographs that memorialize the death of important British army officers by ... More


Democrats in the South: The Race Question

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

in Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.003.0050
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how, when John Roy Lynch came to Chicago, whether or not he should take an active part in politics was one of the first questions that occurred to him. He had no intention of ... More


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