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Title The forgotten front : the Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914-1915 / edited by Gerhard P. Gross ; translated by Janice W. Ancker.

Publication Info. Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  940.422 VER    AVAILABLE
Edition First English-language edition.
Description ix, 388 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Translation based on the original German edition published in 2006.
Includes index.
Contents The Eastern Front: geopolitics, geography, and operations / Hew Strachan -- Part 1. The battles on the Eastern Front, 1914-1915 -- Introductory remarks / Stig Förster -- In the shadow of the West: the German conduct of war on the Eastern Front up to the end of 1915 / Gerhard P. Gross -- Russia versus Germany: the Eastern Front of the First World War from 1914 to 1915 / Boris Khavkin -- Austria-Hungary's Northern Front, 1914-1915 / Lothar Höbelt -- Of bastards and brothers at arms: practical matters and resentments among the Central Powers in 1914-1915 / Günther Kronenbitter -- Part 2. The battlefields of concepts / concepts of the battlefields: The Eastern Front of the First World War and perceptions of the enemy -- Introductory remarks / Jörg Baberowski -- The creation of an identity for the modern Polish nation in the First World War, 1914-1915 / Piotr Szlanta -- The German people: Russia's self-concept and its concept of the enemy / Hubertus F. Jahn -- The Slavic peoples: the Central Powers' self-concept and concept of the enemy / Peter Hoeres -- Prisoners of war and casualties on the Eastern Front: an overview of the statistics and the problems facing the homeland fronts in 1914-1915 / Reinhard Nachtigal -- All quiet on the Eastern Front: German literature and the Eastern Front of the First World War / Eva Horn -- August 1914: Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Russian wartime literature in the early years of the war / Birgit Menzel -- The reality of war and the war experience of Russian soldiers on the Russian Western Front, 1914-1915 / Igor Narskij -- The war in the east of 1914-1915 and the experience of the German military / Hans-Erich Volkmann -- From Ober Ost to Ostland? / Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius -- The culture of remembrance of the First World War -- Introductory remarks / Rainer Rother -- War exhibitions: forms of presentation of the World War for the homeland front / Christine Beil -- Suppressed remembrances: on the history of the Moscow Brothers' (Soldiers') Cemetery / Kristiane Janeke -- The unknown soldier / Rainer Rother -- The First World War on the Internet / Gundula Bavendamm -- Prologue to the "War of Annihilation"? the Eastern Front of the First World War and the problem of continuities / Rüdiger Bergien.
Subject World War (1914-1918) (OCoLC)fst01180746
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front.
Collective memory -- Germany.
Collective memory. (OCoLC)fst01739814
Military campaigns. (OCoLC)fst01710190
Eastern Front (World War (1914-1918)) (OCoLC)fst01900001
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Added Author Gross, Gerhard Paul, 1958- editor.
Ancker, Janice W., translator.
Added Title Vergessene Front-- der Osten, 1914/15. English.
ISBN 0813175410 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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