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Behind the Gas MaskThe U.S. Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace

Behind the Gas Mask: The U.S. Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace

Thomas I. Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038686
eISBN:
9780252096624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038686.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book offers an institutional history of the Chemical Warfare Service (CWS), the department tasked with improving the Army's ability to use and defend against chemical weapons during and after ... More

The British Army of the RhineTurning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Peter Speiser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Between 1945 and 1957, West Germany made a dizzying pivot from Nazi bastion to Britain's Cold War ally against the Soviet Union. Successive London governments, though often faced with bitter public ... More

Demilitarization in the Contemporary World

Demilitarization in the Contemporary World

Peter Stearns (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037894
eISBN:
9780252095153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037894.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Contemporary world history has highlighted militarization in many ways, from the global Cold War and numerous regional conflicts to the general assumption that nationhood implies a significant and ... More

Illinois in the War of 1812

Illinois in the War of 1812

Gillum Ferguson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036743
eISBN:
9780252094552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036743.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

On the eve of the War of 1812, the Illinois Territory was a new land of bright promise. The new territory ran from the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers north to the U.S. border with ... More

An Imperfect OccupationEnduring the South African War

An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War

John Boje

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039560
eISBN:
9780252097652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The South African War (1899–1902), also called the Boer War and Anglo-Boer War, began as a conventional conflict. It escalated into a savage irregular war fought between the two Boer republics and a ... More

Last Outpost on the Zulu FrontiersFort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Graham Dominy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Small and isolated in the Colony of Natal, Fort Napier was long treated like a temporary outpost of the expanding British Empire. Yet British troops manned this South African garrison for over ... More

Mussolini's Army in the French RivieraItaly's Occupation of France

Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France

Emanuele Sica

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039850
eISBN:
9780252097966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039850.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In contrast to its brutal seizure of the Balkans, the Italian Army’s 1940–1943 relatively mild occupation of the French Riviera and nearby alpine regions bred the myth of the Italian brava gente, or ... More

Serbia under the SwastikaA World War II Occupation

Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation

Alexander Prusin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041068
eISBN:
9780252099618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041068.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Serbia occupied a particular place in Hitler’s “New Order” in the Balkans. In April 1941 it was made into a rump condominium ruled by the German military and exploited as a strategic base and a ... More

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