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Demobilization

EXAMPLES OF SECONDARY SOURCES

  • Bruno Cabanes, La victoire endeuillee. La sortie de guerre des soldats francais,1918-1920 (Paris: Seuil, c2004).
  • Deborah Cohen, The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001).
  • Adrian Gregory, The Silence of Memory: Armistice Day 1919-1946 (Oxford; Providence RI: Berg, 1994).
  • Jean-Yves Le Naour, The Living Unknown Soldier: A story of grief and the Great War, trans. Penny Allen (New York: Metropolitan Books, 2004).
  • Mary Louise Roberts, Civilization Without Sexes: Reconstructing Gender in Postwar France, 1917-1927 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, c1994).
  • Daniel J. Sherman, The Construction of Memory in Interwar France (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999).
  • George Mosse, Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars, (New York:Oxford University Press, 1990).
  • Antoine Prost, In the Wake of War, ’les anciens combattants’ and French society, trans. Helen McPhail (Providence; Oxford: Berg, 1992).

AREAS TO EXPLORE

EXAMPLES OF MATERIALS RELATED TO demobilization

  • Rebecca West, The Return of the Soldier (London: Nisbet & Co. Ltd, 1918) Beinecke Library. Iq W52 918Rb.
  • Erich Maria Remarque, The Road Back, trans. A. H. Wheen (London, Putnam 1931) SML. Hky R281 W4G.
  • Vera Brittain, Testament of Youth: an autobiographical study of the years 1900-1925 (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1933). Beinecke Library. BEIN 1978 1005.
  • John L. Todd, The French system for return to civilian life of crippled and discharged soldiers (New York City: The Red cross institute for crippled and disabled men, 1918) MUDD Library. Nvf92 +R24 I 5.
  • American Library Association. War Service. Reconstruction hospital list; books on subjects taught in reconstruction hospitals. All previous lists for this purpose are combined in and replaced by this. [Washington] 1919. LSF. X357 +919.

American Red Cross Allied Theatrical and Motion Picture Team Poster

MS 471. James Merriam Howard papers, 1916-1969, 0.75 linear ft. Correspondence, diaries, and other papers of the Rev. James Merriam Howard, chaplain to the 304th Field Artillery during World War I. The bulk of the papers cover the years 1917-1919 and relate to his service in the war and to his diary. Yale Manuscripts and Archives.

USE ORBIS TO FIND BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

  • Disabled veterans
  • Disabled veterans—Great Britain—History—20th century
  • Disabled veterans—Germany—History—20th century
  • People with disabilities—Rehabilitation
  • Reconstruction (1914-1918)
  • War Memorials
  • World War, 1914-1918—Cripples, invalids, etc.
  • World War, 1914-1918—France—Influence
  • World War, 1914-1918—Peace
  • World War, 1914-1918—Veterans