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Toward a “two-war legion”: renegotiating First World War memory in the British and American legions, 1938-1946

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This thesis explores the renegotiation of First World War memory in response to the Second in a comparative study of two ex-servicemen’s organisations, the British and American Legions. Through a close reading of two organisational periodicals – the British Legion Journal and the American Legion Magazine – published from 1938 through 1946, this study examines how conceptualisations of duty and service, comradeship, and the social contract that were anchored in the First W...

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Kellogg College, University of Oxford
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Pembroke College, University of Oxford
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St Anne's College, University of Oxford
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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