War Dead

Some articles on war, dead, war dead, wars:

World War I Memorials - Inter-war (1919–39) - Construction - Cemeteries
... The World War I war cemeteries represented important memorials sites to the conflict and typically incorporated specific monuments commemorating the dead ... Dominions, the cemeteries could be relatively distant the failure to repatriate British war dead from Europe early in the war had proved domestically controversial, and when the US joined the war in 1917 ... how the IWGC should commemorate the war dead ...
World War II Casualties Of The Soviet Union - The Estimates and Their Sources - Soviet and Russian Estimates - Period of Glasnost 1988 To 1992
... During the period of Glasnost the official figure of 20 million war dead was challenged by Soviet scholars ... estimates of 26 to 28 million total war dead appeared in the Soviet press ... The Russian scholar Dmitri Volkogonov writing at this time estimated total war deaths at 26-27,000,000 including 10,000,000 in the military In March 1989 Mikhail Gorbachev ...
Controversies Surrounding Yasukuni Shrine - Izokukai
... One is the ideology of State Shinto which regarded any wars waged in the name of the emperor as just and anyone who died fighting for the emperor as an eirei (英霊 hero spirit) ... the largest organization representing the families of war dead from World War II ... The Izokukai was formerly known as the Izoku Kōsei Renmei (遺族厚生連盟 War-Dead-Family Welfare Union), established in 1947 ...
Funeral Oration (ancient Greece) - Scheme and Structure
... required is one which will adequately eulogize the dead and give kindly exhortation to the living, appealing to their children and their brethren to copy the virtues ... Thereby, the traditional epitaphios must contain a eulogy of the war dead and the city, an exhortation to the relatives to copy the virtues of the war dead ... almost impossible for him to find words worthy of the glorious achievements of the war dead ...

Famous quotes containing the words dead and/or war:

    For my own part, I would rather be in company with a dead man than with an absent one; for if the dead man gives me no pleasure, at least he shows me no contempt; whereas the absent one, silently indeed, but very plainly, tells me that he does not think me worth his attention.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    The connection between dress and war is not far to seek; your finest clothes are those you wear as soldiers.
    Virginia Woolf (1882–1941)