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Military History

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    Sep

    2015

    World War II

    Ending World War II

    Introduction to Part I by Michael Geyer and Adam Tooze The First World War had been won by global economic force. The global superiority of the victorious powers, foremost the USA and Great Britain, was...

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  • 3
    Sep

    2015

    French Colonial Soldiers

    WWII’s French Colonial POWs

    Introduction A Soldier’s Story In the evening of June 16 , 1940 , a reconnaissance regiment of the ninth German tank division appeared at the eastern gates of the French city La Charité-sur-Loire....

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  • 2
    Sep

    2015

    American Grand Strategy

    WWII in the Mediterranean

    Introduction For midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, the social highlight of their second year is the Ring Dance. It is an event replete with tradition and symbolism during which...

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    Sep

    2015

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    Inside the German-Soviet War

    In the introduction to Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front, Jeff Rutherford examines the German war effort in ...

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  • 31
    Aug

    2015

    Atomic Cloud

    After the Atom Bomb

    Hiroshima (Nagasaki) and the politics of commemoration In 1962 a young Jewish American psychiatrist by the name of Robert Lifton visited the Hiroshima Peace Museum. Lifton described his visit to the...

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  • 28
    Aug

    2015

    The Battle for Moscow

    Excavating in Hitler’s Path

    Introduction The battle of Moscow involved 2.5 million men on both sides of the eastern front, making it one of the largest and, without question, one of the most important battles of the Second World...

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  • 26
    Aug

    2015

    China's Civil War

    China's World War

    If you enjoyed Diana Lary's post last Wednesday, read on for a longer excerpt from her bo...

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  • 25
    Aug

    2015

    Africa and World War II

    Africa’s Role in WWII Remembered

    Timothy Parsons, an editor of Africa and World War II, discusses the legacy of the sub-Saharan Africans whose role ...

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