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Introduction

Robert Mackay

in Half the Battle: Civilian Morale in Britain During the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058936
eISBN:
9781781700143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058936.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book reflects how extensive the ‘negative’ features were, that is, to what extent they could be held to be typical of the people as a whole. It then reviews the totality of the civilian ... More


War experienced: 1941–45

Robert Mackay

in Half the Battle: Civilian Morale in Britain During the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058936
eISBN:
9781781700143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058936.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Defeats and setbacks gave way to victories and advances on all fronts and the steady progress to victory was established. Part of the terror of the Blitz had been the fear that it was merely the ... More


Half the Battle: Civilian Morale in Britain During the Second World War

Robert Mackay

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058936
eISBN:
9781781700143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058936.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

How well did civilian morale stand up to the pressures of total war and what factors were important to it? This book rejects contentions that civilian morale fell a long way short of the favourable ... More


Civilian Morale

Joseph H. Hertz

in Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800 - 2001

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764401
eISBN:
9781800340848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764401.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses a wartime sermon by Joseph H. Hertz. The sermon predictably uses motifs from the Passover: the comparison with Pharaoh's oppression of the ancient Israelites, the homiletical ... More


The Siege

William Marvel

in A Place Called Appomattox

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628394
eISBN:
9781469628493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628394.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The ravages of war worsen. Mortality on and off the battlefield escalates and the population is stripped of men who come increasingly from the extremities of military age. With little court business ... More


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