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Civilian victims in war

Richard Shelly Hartigan

Civilian victims in war

a political history

by Richard Shelly Hartigan

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English


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StatementRichard Shelly Hartigan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU22 .H37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24492973M
ISBN 109781412813389
LC Control Number2010005680
OCLC/WorldCa496966097

2 days ago  War victims still pushing for compensation 75 years after WWII During the war, he served the Japanese military as a civilian employee and worked as a guard at a prisoner of war camp.


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Schulzke develops new just war principles requiring belligerents to provide medical treatment and financial compensation to civilian victims, and then shows how these principles can be implemented in governmental, military, and international practice. Civilian casualties occur in a general sense, when civilians are killed or injured by non-civilians, mostly law enforcement officers, military personnel, or criminals such as terrorists and bank the law of war, it is referred to civilians who perished or suffered wounds as a result of wartime acts.

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But Kaneda, in her search for justice, has dug up postwar government records, interviewed dozens of her peers and. Japan’s government has rejected redress for civilian victims of firebombings. But Kaneda, in her search for justice, has dug up postwar government records. 75 Years Later, Japan War Orphans Tell of Pain, Recovery TOKYO (AP) — For years, orphans in Japan were punished just for surviving the war.

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Civilians in war zones may be subject to war atrocities such as air bombardments, mass killings or genocide, while survivors may suffer the psychological aftereffects of witnessing the destruction of war or become victims of remnants of war such as anti-personnel landmines.

% to 82% of civilian victims of the Bosnian War were Bosniak. During the War in Croatia, % of the killed on the Croatian side were civilians.

34, to 40, Bosnian War; 10, to 14, Kosovo War; 7, to 9, Croatian War of Independence; insurgency in the Republic of Macedonia. This book addresses crucial issues in an era in which historians have come to appreciate that a full understanding of war must address its victims as well as its victors, and when policymakers are perhaps more concerned than ever with minimizing the impact of war on civilian society.

“No thought is given to the civilian victims or the plight of their grieving families left behind.” In the post-9/11 era, the U.S. military has made a point of not publicizing the civilian.

His book recognises that Germany initiated the air war in the autumn ofw British civilians died in German raids launched from the French and Belgian coasts. Scotland's First Minister has thanked those who served or are currently serving in the armed forces while also remembering the civilian casualties who lost their lives during the Second World War.

During the s, this lay testimony was more often disregarded, but it remained in the files to be used again after the Second World War when opinion was more sympathetic to veterans as well as to civilian victims of war such as survivors of the concentration camps.

These pensions were, however, limited in number and never generous. In general, a civilian is "a person who is not a member of the police, the armed forces, or a fire department." The definition distinguishes from persons whose duties involve risking their lives to protect the public at large from hazardous situations such as terrorism, riots, conflagrations, and wars.

Criminals are also excluded from the category, as members of the public, politicians, and. Vietnam War (–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

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Victims: A True Story of the Civil War by Phillip Shaw Paludan (The University of Tennessee Press Knoxville )() recounts a lesser-known atrocity from the Civil War.

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Statistics for Polish World War II casualties are divergent and contradictory. This article provides a summarization of these estimates of Poland's human losses in the war and their causes. A report issued by the State Department's Inspector General found that US arms sales raise the possibility of civilians getting killed, but also finds that the guy who sells the guns, Mike Pompeo.

Millions of women victims raped by Russian soldiers during the last months of World War II. Anthony Beevor's book " Berlin -- The Downfall " documents rape by Russian soldiers.

" Beevor's conclusions are that in response to the vast scale of casualties inflicted on them by the Germans the Soviets responded in kind, and that included rape.

Shannon Wichers, “The Forgotten Victims of the North: French Civilians under German Occupation during World War I,” Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History 1, no.2 (Summer ).

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The civilian right to life is a central concept in just war theory and international law. It plays an important role in restraining wars, as it is the basis for the principle of civilian immunity and the jus in bello principle of discrimination; yet, it is generally interpreted as only establishing a first-order duty, according to which belligerents must avoid harming civilians.The Civilian War explores home front encounters between elite Confederate women and Union soldiers during Sherman's March, a campaign that put women at the center of a /5(2).Direct attacks against the civilian population and individual civilians not directly participating in hostilities are prohibited and constitute war crimes.

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