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Ambiguous Narratives of World War Technologies in Contemporary Military History Museums

Stephan Jaeger

Military history museums of the two world wars have undergone a considerable transformation in the last two or three decades. Earlier war and military history museums primarily exhibited military artifacts such as weapons, uniforms, and medals

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Places of Progress? Technology Museums, Memory, and Education

Christian Kehrt and Daniel Brandau

institutions involved in remembering modern technologies, such as railways, airplanes, rockets, or sites of oil production. Stephan Jaeger systematically analyzes how weapons from the Second World War were represented in military history museums in Germany

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Memory Makers of the Great Patriotic War

Curator Agency and Visitor Participation in Soviet War Museums during Stalinism

Anne E. Hasselmann

demonstrate the impact of the muzeishchiki , this article focuses on museal collection and exhibition practices in two military history museums during and after the war. 11 Internal documents from the museums’ archives such as working plans and inventory

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The Representation of “Difficult Pasts” in Military Museums

The Portuguese Colonial War in the Portuguese Armed Forces Museums

André Caiado

, Paratroopers) of the Armed Forces. 5 Examples include the Military History Museum in Dresden, Germany, and the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester, England. 6 The DHCM oversees the Army's cultural bodies, such as the Army Library, the Army Historical

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Book Reviews

Thomas Klikauer, Norman Simms, Helge F. Jani, Bob Beatty, and Nicholas Lokker

Gdansk, the House of European History ( heh ) in Brussels, and the Bundeswehr Military History Museum ( mhm ) in Dresden. These exhibits indicate for the author “a clear shift away from the imitation of military equipment and toward the display of stories

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“Russia My History”

A Hi-Tech Version of an Old History Textbook

Olga Konkka

, “The Grey Zone,” in The Drowned and the Saved , trans. Raymond Rosenthal (London: Abacus, 1989), 22–51. 75 Cristian Cercel, “The Military History Museum in Dresden: Between Forum and Temple,” History and Memory 30, no. 1 (2018): 3–39, here 23