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The New Generation

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/9780199250219.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the efforts of ROVS leaders to fill the ranks of their organization by recruiting and educating younger members, and also the creation of a new generation of Russian ... More


Regimental Officers and the Rank and File

David French

in Raising Churchill’s Army: The British Army and the War against Germany 1919-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246304
eISBN:
9780191697562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246304.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the role of regimental officers and rank and file members in the manifold weaknesses of the British Army during its war with Germany in 1939. The problems in recruitment and ... More


At the Staff College

KEITH JEFFERY

in Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson: A Political Soldier

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199239672
eISBN:
9780191719493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239672.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Late in October 1906 Henry Wilson learned that he was going to succeed Henry Rawlinson as Commandant of the Staff College of Ireland. He was now to be in a position to put theory into practice, and, ... More


Doctrine and Training

Daivd Shambaugh

in Modernizing China's Military: Progress, Problems, and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225077
eISBN:
9780520938106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225077.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the substantial evolution and thoroughgoing revision of People's Liberation Army (PLA) war-fighting doctrine, strategy, tactics, and training in recent years, showing in ... More


Introduction

L. V. SCOTT

in Conscription and the Attlee Governments: The Politics and Policy of National Service 1945–1951

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204213
eISBN:
9780191676154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204213.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

In sponsoring the 1939 Military Training Act the government abandoned its previous pledges not to introduce military conscription in peacetime in haste and without the consultation that the ... More


“To Rub Smooth the Sharp Edges”: Universal Military Training, 1943–1951

Amy J. Rutenberg

in Rough Draft: Cold War Military Manpower Policy and the Origins of Vietnam-Era Draft Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739361
eISBN:
9781501739378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739361.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter contends that members of Congress were reluctant to draft students and fathers during the Korean War because they believed the conflict was just the opening salvo of a much longer Cold ... More


You’re in the Army (or Navy, Marines, or Air Force) Now!

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/9780814767696.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the military training given to Americans who served in the Korean War. It first provides an overview of basic training in the U.S. Army before discussing the Marine Corps boot ... More


The Blue Shirts in the Provinces

Frederic Wakeman

in Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234079
eISBN:
9780520928763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the work of the Blue Shirts Society in the provinces of China. It explains that the earliest deployment of the Blue Shirts in the provinces was the handiwork of Kang Ze, the ... More


Practical Adjustments to Achieve Doctrinal Requirements

Jennifer Morrison Taw

in Mission Revolution: The U.S. Military and Stability Operations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153256
eISBN:
9780231526821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153256.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the adjustments to military services since the adoption of stability operations. The first of these adjustments is the introduction of a modular force structure ... More


Promoting Security

Jonathan S. Addleton

in Mongolia and the United States: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139941
eISBN:
9789888180868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139941.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores interaction between the United States and Mongolia on security issues, including support for Mongolia's increasing presence on UN and other peacekeeping missions around the ... More


North Korean Proliferation on the African Continent

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

There are so many countries in Africa that North Korea provides goods and services to that space does not permit the listing of all its activities there. In this chapter, the focus will be on the ... More


Training

Emma Newlands

in Civilians into soldiers: War, the body and British Army recruits, 1939-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088049
eISBN:
9781781707869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088049.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the processes by which civilian bodies were converted for military purposes within the first sixteen or so weeks of army life: the phase of basic training. It suggests that ... More


Battle Drill and Fighting Spirit

Steven C. Eames

in Rustic Warriors: Warfare and the Provincial Soldier on the New England Frontier, 1689-1748

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722701
eISBN:
9780814722718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722701.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the training and discipline of provincial soldiers. The primary source of formal military training for provincial soldiers, and the one most often used to illustrate the ... More


Eager Girls

Mary Margaret Steedly

in Rifle Reports: A Story of Indonesian Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520274860
eISBN:
9780520955288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274860.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 4, “Eager Girls,” takes up the gendered division of labor that is the subject of “Rifle Reports,” the romantic theme song of the nationalist propaganda campaign in Karoland. In the song, ... More


Conclusion

David French

in Raising Churchill’s Army: The British Army and the War against Germany 1919-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246304
eISBN:
9780191697562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246304.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the combat capability of the British Army during the first half of World War 2. It is seen that the army's combat capability was constrained at ... More


Organization of the British and Dominion Forces

J. G. Fuller

in Troop Morale and Popular Culture in the British and Dominion Armies 1914–1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201786
eISBN:
9780191675010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201786.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the organization of the British and Dominion armies during World War I. When Britain entered the war, it only had about 750,000 soldiers, including amateur Territorials. This ... More


Comparing State and FMLN Institutions and Ideologies

Amelia Hoover Green

in The Commander's Dilemma: Violence and Restraint in Wartime

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726477
eISBN:
9781501726484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726477.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes interviews, archival research, and survey responses in an attempt to document broad differences between how the Armed Forces of El Salvador (FAES) combatants understood ... More


The Concept of Panic: Military Psychiatry and Emotional Preparation for Nuclear War in Postwar West Germany

Frank Biess

in Science and Emotions after 1945: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126340
eISBN:
9780226126517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226126517.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter documents the persistent influence of traditional concepts of panic dating back to the Second World War in post-1945 West Germany. By examining the genesis, production, and reception of ... More


Training and Front Experience

Rolf-Dieter Müller

in Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167381
eISBN:
9780813168111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167381.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

Here the author delineates the training path for soldiers and officers, beginning with compulsory participation in Hitler Youth and the Reich Labor Service and rigorous skills training, followed by ... More


Antiwar Cultures of the AFL, the Debate over Preparedness, and the Gompers Turnabout

Elizabeth McKillen

in Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037870
eISBN:
9780252095139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037870.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the internal political debate that raged within the American Federation of Labor (AFL) over Woodrow Wilson's policies toward the European war between 1914 and 1917. It first ... More


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