Demobilized veterans in late Stalinist Leningrad : soldiers to civilians /

This book investigates the demobilization and post-war readjustment of Red Army veterans in Leningrad and its environs after the Great Patriotic War. Over 300,000 soldiers were stood down in this war-ravaged region between July 1945 and 1948. They found the transition to civilian life more challengi...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Dale, Robert, 1980-
Format: eBook
Published: London : Bloomsbury, 2015.
Table of Contents:
  • The troops come home
  • "Homes for heroes" : veterans and the postwar housing crisis
  • "As in battle, as in labour" : the remobilization of demobilized veterans
  • Wounds that would not heal : disability, health and trauma
  • Disorderly demobilization : veterans and postwar crime
  • Demobilizing the mind : veterans, politics and memory.