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Ask & TellGay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Ask & Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Steve Estes

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

“Don't Ask, Don't Tell” was the directive of President Bill Clinton's 1993 military policy regarding gay and lesbian soldiers. This official silence continued a collective amnesia about the patriotic ... More

Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution

Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution

Ira D. Gruber

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833780
eISBN:
9781469603933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899403_gruber
Subject:
History, Military History

Historians have long understood that books were important to the British army in defining the duties of its officers, regulating tactics, developing the art of war, and recording the history of ... More

Bringing God to MenAmerican Military Chaplains and the Vietnam War

Bringing God to Men: American Military Chaplains and the Vietnam War

Jacqueline E. Whitt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612942
eISBN:
9781469614526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612942.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

During the second half of the twentieth century, the American military chaplaincy underwent a profound transformation. Broad-based and ecumenical in the World War II era, the chaplaincy emerged from ... More

Confronting CaptivityBritain and the United States and Their POWs in Nazi Germany

Confronting Captivity: Britain and the United States and Their POWs in Nazi Germany

Arieh J. Kochavi

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829400
eISBN:
9781469603636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876404_kochavi
Subject:
History, Military History

How was it possible that almost all of the nearly 300,000 British and American troops who fell into German hands during World War II survived captivity in German camps and returned home almost as ... More

Dollar Diplomacy by ForceNation-Building and Resistance in the Dominican Republic

Dollar Diplomacy by Force: Nation-Building and Resistance in the Dominican Republic

Ellen D. Tillman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626956
eISBN:
9781469628127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626956.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The U.S. policy of “Dollar Diplomacy” was designed to replace “dollars for bullets,” to guarantee economic and political stability in the Caribbean without intrusive and increasingly controversial ... More

The Long Road to AnnapolisThe Founding of the Naval Academy and the Emerging American Republic

The Long Road to Annapolis: The Founding of the Naval Academy and the Emerging American Republic

William P. Leeman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833834
eISBN:
9781469604039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895825_leeman
Subject:
History, Military History

The United States established an academy for educating future army officers at West Point in 1802. Why, then, did it take this maritime nation forty-three more years to create a similar school for ... More

Sea Change at AnnapolisThe United States Naval Academy, 1949-2000

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

H. Michael Gelfand

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

Since 1845, the United States Naval Academy has prepared professional military leaders at its Annapolis, Maryland, campus. Although it remains steeped in a culture of tradition and discipline, the ... More

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