Conscripts and volunteers military requirements, social justice, and the all-volunteer force

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Published by Rowman & Allanheld in Totowa, N.J .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Robert K. Fullinwider.
SeriesMaryland studies in public philosophy
ContributionsFullinwider, Robert K., 1942-
LC ClassificationsUB323 .C59 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
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Open LibraryOL3161332M
ISBN 100847672247, 0847672646
LC Control Number83003095

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While conscript armies proved indispensable, and even the British in and the Americans in began to draft men, significant numbers of volunteers also served in the First World War.

During World War II, the Waffen-SS recruited significant numbers of non-Germans, both as volunteers and conscripts. In total somenon-Germans and ethnic Germans from outside Germany, mostly from German-occupied Europe, were recruited between and The units were under the control of the SS Führungshauptamt beneath Reichsführer-SS.

The classic image of World War I is of dashing young volunteers out to defend King and country - but million men were conscripts. The war startedout well; it was tobe the war to end all wars, and over by Christmas Men rushedto join up, to become part of the drama, and before long there was much battle, blood, death and heroism.

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*The picture is from the book We Were soldiers Once and Young of then LTC Hal Moore and SGM Basil Plumley. It does not matter if these inadequately prepared novices are volunteers, conscripts or mobilized militia.

In most cases in WWII the recruits, regardless of how. The binary notion of conscripts and volunteers, however, 4 is problematic, since it fails to recognise the potential for shades of grey -most notably that personal choices are often shaped by.

For small minorities, economic factors or lust for action and adventure were important. These recruits, whether conscripts or volunteers, were citizen soldiers, whose attachment to their societies and stake in their states’ existence go far to explain the tremendous resilience of the armies of – Reluctant Warriors – Canadian Conscripts and the Great War by Patrick Dennis In this work, Patrick Dennis tells, for the first time, the story of the Canadian conscripts who served at the front, just before the start of the Hundred Days campaign of /5(5).

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The Conscripts. a band of volunteers. The Band. A brief explanation of the group’s name is probably the first order of business since the word “conscript” carries a number of meanings. We’ll start there and move on.

Non-Germans in the German armed forces during World War II were volunteers, conscripts and those otherwise induced to join who served in Nazi Germany's armed forces during World War II.

In German war-time propaganda those who volunteered for service were referred to as Freiwillige. At the same time, many non-Germans in the German armed forces were conscripts. Scibona comes to Santa Fe on Wednesday, Ma to read from The Volunteer at St. John’s College.

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Conscript is not a word frequently used in discussing soldiers in the Civil War. In his book They Went into the Fight Cheering: Confederate Conscription in North Carolina, Walter Hilderman III, a man of the south, said the following: “Naturally, I assumed that my great, great Grandfather had eagerly volunteered for the Confederate army when the first shots were fired.

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The relationship between Ireland, the Irish and Britain has always been complex. Such was the case during the World War II when the South was neutral. At the time there was a fierce defence of Irish neutrality. Indeed, by the end of the war neutrality had become almost a core value of Irish society, certainly among those who supported Fianna.

The number of female volunteers to annually enter armed service had stabilised at approximately The service period isor days for the rank and file conscripts and days for conscripts trained as NCOs or reserve officers. The length of civilian service is always twelve months.

In his best-selling book D-Day: June 6,author Stephen E. Ambrose pointed out that one out of every six soldiers fighting for the Axis in France on June 6 was a non-German. Poles, Latvians, Lithuanians and Estonians, all of whom opposed the Soviets, took part in the defence of Normandy, along with anti-Bolshevik Ukrainians, Georgians.

But conscription is a double-edged sword. Like most armies, conscripts were often drawn from the lower classes of society — on average poorer, less educated, inferior in discipline, and less loyal than volunteer forces to their upper-class commanders and rulers.

And the rich, powerful, talented, or well-connected could often find ways to get out of serving or serving in units with. As anti-Vietnam War protests increased remarkably in the United States during late s, the draft apparently became a target of many criticism. Inmany students illegally burnt their draft cards.

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Discussions on the foreigners (volunteers as well as conscripts) fighting in the German Wehrmacht, those collaborating with the Axis and other period Far Right organizations. Hosted by George Lepre. 15 posts • Page 1 of 1. Both organizations will arrest all deserters and stragglers, receive all volunteers who tender themselves, and will arrest all conscripts between the ages of eighteen and forty-five.The Waffen-SS ("Armed SS") was created as the armed wing of the Nazi Party's Schutzstaffel ("Protective Squadron"; SS).

It grew from three regiments to over 38 divisions during World War II, and served alongside the Heer (regular army) but was never formally part of it. Bythe Waffen-SS had developed into a multi-ethnic and multi-national military force of Nazi .Conscription was an abuse.

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