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War and Evacuation, 1940–1943

Simon Morrison

in The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195181678
eISBN:
9780199870806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181678.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter begins with a chronicle of the breakup of Prokofiev's marriage to Lina Codina, his estrangement from his children, and his affair with the literary student and translator Mira Mendelson. ... More


The Evacuee

Robert Garland

in Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161051
eISBN:
9781400850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161051.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the logistics of evacuation. The logistics of evacuating thousands of people in the lead-up to the outbreak of hostilities was one of the most challenging exercises a polis ... More


Avoiding Götterdämmerung, 1945

Neville Wylie

in Barbed Wire Diplomacy: Britain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547593
eISBN:
9780191720581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547593.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The final chapter examines the various strategies adopted by the Allied authorities in 1945 to influence German behaviour towards Allied POWs. Face‐to‐face meetings with the Swiss authorities in ... More


Rural England

James Hinton

in Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World War: Continuities of Class

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243297
eISBN:
9780191714054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243297.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the shire counties as in the towns, the WVS built on existing women's networks, notably the Women's Institutes which, despite their formally democratic structures, usually served to uphold middle ... More


Social Dislocation during the Ruhr Crisis: Hunger and Evacuation

Conan Fischer

in The Ruhr Crisis 1923-1924

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208006
eISBN:
9780191716607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208006.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains how the struggle to assert sovereign rights over the Ruhr District triggered a trial of strength between the French and Prussian authorities in the region. In order to bring the ... More


The Social and Political Effects of Air Raids on the German People: A Preliminary Survey: (June 9, 1944)

Franz Neumann

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the social and political effects of air raids on German morale during World War II. The strategic aerial bombing of Nazi Germany had increased to such an extent during the last ... More


“Participating and Observing”: Dorothy Swaine Thomas, W. I. Thomas, and JERS

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the lengthy, honest, and mutually respectful nature of the correspondence between Kikuchi and Dorothy Swaine Thomas, especially during the period of 1942 to 1945, when Kikuchi ... More


Gallipoli: the failure of command

Mark Harrison

in The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575824
eISBN:
9780191595158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575824.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

In Gallipoli medical evacuation was hampered by unrealistic casualty estimates, poor planning of sea-borne evacuation, and a general failure of communication between commanders and medical staff. ... More


Final Steps in the Decision-Making Process

Taner Akçam

in The Young Turks' Crime against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153339
eISBN:
9781400841844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153339.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues that the fear that the English were going to land somewhere in the Iskenderun region, and following this, the commencement of a great naval movement in order to seize Istanbul, ... More


The Fantasy Dies The Reagan Years

Dee Garrison

in Bracing for Armageddon: Why Civil Defense Never Worked

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183191
eISBN:
9780199788804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183191.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the second period of civil defense hype, which peaked in President Reagan's first term when he announced his seven-year, $4.2 billion plan for an expanded urban evacuation ... More


The End of an Era

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

The chapter begins with a reconstruction of events surrounding the evacuation of the Hittite capital Hattusa by its elite population, including the royal family, and proceeds to a discussion of the ... More


Britain's plan for emergency evacuation of Hong Kong

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

As the confrontation escalated, the British government started to consider the scenario of withdrawal from Hong Kong. They had prepared an evacuation plan in the early 1950s, which provided ... More


Reduced to a Symbolical Scale: The Evacuation of British Women and Children from Hong Kong to Australia in 1940

Tony Banham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390878
eISBN:
9789888390489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390878.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In July 1940, the wives and children of British families in Hong Kong, military and civilian, were compulsorily evacuated, following a plan created by the Hong Kong government in 1939. That plan ... More


Section IX Personnel

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which discusses the officers of SIS's Section IX, reveals that the Assistant Head of Section was Lieutenant Colonel Rodney O. Dennys, who joined SIS in 1938. He was Section V's Head of ... More


The Interaction of Focus, Givenness, and Prosody: A Study of Italian Clause Structure

Vieri Samek-Lodovici

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737926
eISBN:
9780191801457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737926.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This book provides an in-depth investigation of contrastive focalization in Italian, showing that its syntactic expression is systematically affected by the syntactic expression of ... More


‘A Call for the Endurance of the Saints’ (cf. Revelation 14.12): Mt. Carmel, 28 February-19 April 1993

Kenneth G. C. Newport

in The Branch Davidians of Waco: The History and Beliefs of an Apocalyptic Sect

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245741
eISBN:
9780191697494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245741.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The fifty-one days between 28 February and 19 April 1993 proved to be a significant period for the Branch Davidians since this was when the authorities made various efforts for them to evacuate the ... More


A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War

Robert Blobaum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705236
eISBN:
9781501707889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705236.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book explores the social and cultural history of Warsaw's “forgotten war” of 1914–1918. Beginning with the bank panic that accompanied the outbreak of the Great War, the book guides readers ... More


Churches and Social Matters in the Second World War

G.I.T. Machin

in Churches and Social Issues in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217800
eISBN:
9780191678271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217800.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The social challenges which had arisen to affect the Christian Churches in Britain in the 1930s and earlier continued to confront them during and after the Second World War. At the same time, the war ... More


Laos

Ira A. Hunt

in Losing Vietnam: How America Abandoned Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813142081
eISBN:
9780813142449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142081.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter Six looks at the events in Laos after the Vietnamese ceasefire agreement. Not a month after, the Royal Laotian government (RLG) and the communist-inspired Lao Patriotic Front (LPF) signed an ... More


Afterword: The Path Ahead

David M. Burley

in Losing Ground: Identity and Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734881
eISBN:
9781621034971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734881.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter reflects on what needs to be done by Louisiana coast residents in order to adapt to the gradual saltwater incursion. It suggests that residents should construct elevated and hardened ... More


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