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Army GI, pacifist CO

the World War II letters of Frank and Albert Dietrich

by Frank Dietrich

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Published by Fordham University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Dietrich, Frank, 1914- -- Correspondence,
    • Dietrich, Albert, 1914- -- Correspondence,
    • Dietrich, Christine -- Correspondence,
    • Civilian Public Service,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Correspondence,
    • Twins -- United States -- Correspondence

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Scott H. Bennett.
      GenreCorrespondence.
      SeriesWorld War II: the global, human, and ethical dimension ;, no. 4, World War II--the global, human, and ethical dimension ;, 4.
      ContributionsDietrich, Albert, 1914-, Dietrich, Christine., Bennett, Scott H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD810.C82 D54 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3393274M
      ISBN 100823223787
      LC Control Number2005003332

        ‘Pacifism’ was coined in (in French) to describe the ideas of the peace movement as a whole. It thus applied not only to the absolutist minority that unconditionally refused to fight, but also to the reformist mainstream, which believed that war could be abolished (for example, by improving international law and arbitrating disputes between states) but nonetheless accepted that, until.   The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides education benefits for those who have served on active duty for 90 or more days after Sep. 10, The payment rate depends on how much active duty time a .

      US Army Episcopalian Chaplain Vintage WWII Sterling Dog tag Face of Jesus Medal $ ~VINTAGE 40'S WWII M FIELD JACKET 36R FRONT ARROW STITCH 42" CHEST OD M Desmond Doss (played by a goofy-grinned Andrew Garfield, who breathes much-needed layers into his character) was a pacifist Seventh-day Adventist hillbilly from Lynchburg, Va., who enlisted as a combat medic in the U.S. Army because he took the Pearl Harbor attack “personally” but refused to touch a rifle.

        Possibly the last word in pacifist war heroism has to be ’s Hacksaw Ridge, with Andrew Garfield as a GI who refuses to handle a gun due to his religious beliefs, but achieves battle glory. December 3, —Ted Grimsrud. Cascade Books has just published my book, The Good War That Wasn’t—And Why It Matters: World War II’s Moral Legacy. Here is the home page for the book on my website, with links to other sites where it can be previewed and purchased. This book is, in essence, a pacifist’s attempt to answer the question, “what about Hitler?” or “what about World War.


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Dietrich, Albert, Dietrich, Christine. Format: eBook Edition. "Army GI, Pacifist CO - The World War II Letters of Frank and Albert Dietrich" by Scott t, Hardcover. HE is the most unlikely war hero.

Desmond Doss was a skinny vegetarian and pacifist whose Christian faith did not allow him to serve on the Sabbath. Yet the US army medic, a conscientious objector. Get this from a library. Army GI, pacifist CO: the World War II letters of Frank and Albert Dietrich.

[Frank Dietrich; Albert Dietrich; Christine Dietrich; Scott H Bennett] -- "Frank and Albert Dietrich were identical twins whose lives took very different directions during World War II. Drafted in the Army Air Forces and trained as a radio operator, Frank was shipped to.

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Army GI, Pacifist CO examines the lives of twins Albert and Frank Dietrich. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, inthe brothers shared a love of culture, a vocation for social work, and a commitment to liberal ideals, including internationalism.

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Over million men and women served in the armed forces during World War II, of whomdied in battle,died from other causes, andwere wounded. Economic motives have also played a part in pacifist arguments; the pacifists condemn the economic waste of war, which they claim is avoidable. International cooperation and pacifism are closely connected, and pacifists usually advocate international agreements as a way to insure peace.

'Hacksaw,' which is directed by Mel Gibson, stars Andrew Garfield as Desmond T. Doss, who saved lives during World War II without taking up arms. The movie is now in theaters.Bennett, Scott H., ed. Army GI, Pacifist CO: The World War II Letters of Fank and Albert Dietrich (New York: Fordham Univ.

Press, ). True, Michael, "Justice Seekers, Peace Makers: 32 Portraits in Courage", ISBN ; Yoder, John Howard (). Nevertheless: the varieties and shortcomings of religious pacifism.