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

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780252040160

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.001.0001

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The British

The British

The Influence of Public Opinion on the Armed Forces

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The British Army of the Rhine
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Peter Speiser

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University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.003.0003

This chapter analyzes the portrayal of Germany and its people in Britain in order to shed light on the views that would have influenced young Britons joining the BAOR. The focus is on media that are likely to have been encountered by young British men, such as the British press, nonfictional and fictional literature, and war films. The chapter also considers the impact of Germany's economic recovery on British opinion. With regard to cultural and more personal relations between the BAOR and the Germans, a number of relevant publications point to factors that potentially influenced the view of the general British public toward Germany and that of individual soldiers stationed in Germany.

Keywords:   Germany, Britain, BAOR, British press, British literature, war films, British public

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