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Dispersal

Paul Robinson

in The White Russian Army in Exile 1920-1941

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250219
eISBN:
9780191719547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250219.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the fate of other troops of the Russian Army who left Gallipoli and Lemnos and moved to Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia, and in some cases then moved further west, especially to ... More


The Kilmichael Ambush

Peter Hart

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the Kilmichael ambush, showing how difficult it is to categorize acts of violence or give them moral and military coherence. On November 28 1920, the flying column of the West ... More


Sapere Aude

Butterwick Richard

in Poland’s Last King and English Culture

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207016
eISBN:
9780191677441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207016.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The second half of the 18th century witnessed the flowering of experimental science in Poland, but empiricism did not vanquish superstition and scholasticism unaided or overnight. Sarmatian ... More


Save the Males

Steve Estes

in Charleston In Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622323
eISBN:
9781469624921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622323.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the ways that race, gender, and sexuality shaped the institutional policies and student body of the Citadel, a school renowned for upholding southern white manhood. This reveals ... More


Homer Lea: American Soldier of Fortune

Lawrence M. Kaplan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126166
eISBN:
9780813135632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126166.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

What is known about the self-proclaimed general, Homer Lea, is based on a collection of problematic or even contradictory sources. This book aims to cut through the myths and offer a coherent and ... More


Shameen and South China

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the roots of the May 30, 1925 incident in Shanghai in the power struggle in Kwantung Province. It was there that the heirs of Sun Yat-sen were struggling to control his ... More


The Enterprisers: The Politics of School in Early Modern Russia

Igor Fedyukin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190845001
eISBN:
9780190845032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845001.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Enterprisers traces the emergence of “modern” school in Russia during the reigns of Peter I and his immediate successors, up to the accession of Catherine II. The efforts to “educate” Russia ... More


Jack Niles Goes off to War

RON PEN

in I Wonder as I Wander: The Life of John Jacob Niles

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125978
eISBN:
9780813135564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125978.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

On April 6, 1917, US Congress confirmed President Wilson's Declaration of War, then after one month John Jacob Niles became a cadet in the US Army. In the same month and year, Niles married his first ... More


“And David was wise in all his ways and the Lord was with David”

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

The text of the one of the sermons at West Point was “And David was wise in all his ways and the Lord was with David”. Charles Summerall took it to heart and hoped and prayed that he might be wise ... More


The Imperial Reform Army

Jeff Mielke

in Homer Lea: American Soldier of Fortune

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126166
eISBN:
9780813135632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126166.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Liang Ch'i-ch'ao's visit to Los Angeles won publicity for the cause and this led to Lea's initiative to implement his plans of reform. Lea recruited new drill instructors to his ranks, many of whom ... More


The Citadel

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0030
Subject:
History, Military History

When Charles Summerall accepted the appointment as president of the Citadel, he requested the War Department to change the orders of an officer designated as professor of military science and tactics ... More


If…. (1968)

John Izod, Karl Magee, Kathryn Hannan, and Isabelle Gourdin-Sangouard

in Lindsay Anderson: Cinema authorship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083389
eISBN:
9781781705070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083389.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The film If.... (1968) is about three senior boys, Mick Travis as the charismatic leader and Johnny and Wallace as his willing accomplices. As cadet soldiers, the three friends mutinied and killed ... More


For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Brian R. McEnany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Many histories have been written about West Point and some of its famous graduates, but very few address an entire class. For Brotherhood and Duty is a narrative history of the Class of 1862 from the ... More


The Young Gentleman

Linda Stratmann

in The Marquess of Queensberry: Wilde's Nemesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173802
eISBN:
9780300194838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173802.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter elaborates on the training and naval experiences of Queensberry. Queensberry's day on the Illustrious started at about 5 a.m. when the novices were roused from their hammocks and sent to ... More


The Spiritual Ball Game Anderson v. Laird and the End of Mandatory Chapel Attendance

H. Michael Gelfand

in Sea Change at Annapolis: The United States Naval Academy, 1949-2000

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830475
eISBN:
9781469605449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877470_gelfand.9
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the development of mandatory chapel attendance and the policy's legitimacy, including a detailed account of the efforts of cadets to terminate the required chapel attendance at ... More


Governors, Cadets, Unofficials and the Colonial Office

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the actors in the story and their roles. It explains the functions of the Governor, his officials, the Secretaries of State and the Colonial Office officials. It also examines ... More


The Academies

Steve Estes

in Ask & Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831151
eISBN:
9781469604770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889855_estes.8
Subject:
History, Military History

Military academies in America are hollowed institutions steeped in tradition. The “Long Gray Line” of West Point graduates includes such luminaries in military history as Lee, Jackson, Grant, Custer, ... More


‘Gone for a soldier’: Irish Recruitment to the British Armed Forces, 1903–1914

Timothy Bowman, William Butler, and Michael Wheatley

in The Disparity of Sacrifice: Irish Recruitment to the British Armed Forces, 1914-1918

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621853
eISBN:
9781800341630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621853.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

There was a long tradition of Catholic, as well as Protestant, Irish service within the British armed forces. By 1913, 9% of British regular soldiers were Irish, a figure just slightly below the ... More


‘The only privilege we have’: Wartime Officer Appointment

Timothy Bowman, William Butler, and Michael Wheatley

in The Disparity of Sacrifice: Irish Recruitment to the British Armed Forces, 1914-1918

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621853
eISBN:
9781800341630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621853.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

There was a well-established tradition of the Anglo-Irish gentry serving as officers in the British army and this continued into the war. The British army, pre-war, was very class conscious with ... More


The Tom Corbett Years

Jared S. Buss

in Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054438
eISBN:
9780813053172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054438.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Following the success of Conquest, Ley became quite famous as a “rocket scientist,” who could excite American audiences about the impending future of interplanetary travel and satellites. Along with ... More


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