Report: West Point Undergraduate Historical Review, Volume 005, Issue 2 (Spring 2015)

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    Report: West Point Undergraduate Historical Review, Volume 5, Issue 2 (Spring 2015)
    (West Point Press, 2015) Editing Team
    Report is a non-profit publication produced by undergraduate cadets at the United States Military Academy. It accepts and encourages submissions from undergraduates in the fall and spring. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
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    Front Matter
    (West Point Press, 2015) Editing Team
    The Editorial Board would like to thank the faculty of the History Department for their submission recommendations, all the students who submitted papers, and Captain Mark Ehlers for his extensive guidance and technical support. Without their help, Report would not have been possible.
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    Snatching Bodies
    (West Point Press, 2015) Nelson, Scott
    Scott Nelson is a senior studying History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and will graduate in 2015. Prior to college, Scott graduated from H.B. Plant High School in Tampa, Florida. He wrote this paper during the fall semester of 2014 in a history seminar entitled Bodies on Display: Perspectives of the Body in American Culture. Scott was inspired to research the history of body snatching because of his passion for medicine -- he plans on attending medical school after graduation. Scott would like to thank Professor John Kasson for his tireless enthusiasm and helpful guidance throughout the entire research process.
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    The Russian Orthodox Church and The February Revolution Of 1917
    (West Point Press, 2015) Merinoff, Stephanie
    Stephanie Merinoff is a junior at Brandeis University pursuing a double major in History and Classics. Stephanie wrote the following paper in Spring, 2013 for her Twentieth Century Russia class. While she studies primarily the ancient and medieval periods, this paper was inspired by her interest in how religion and religious institutions have shaped the course of history. Stephanie enjoyed writing this paper immensely and extends her gratitude towards Professor Gregory L. Freeze at Brandeis University for his guidance in the writing process.
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    Jackie Kennedy And Her Empire
    (West Point Press, 2015) Wood, Adrienne
    Adrienne Wood is a senior at Louisiana State University and will graduate in May of 2015 with a degree in History and a minor in Italian. She will attend the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center or the Pennsylvania State Dickinson School of Law in the fall of 2015. As for dedications, she would like to thank her family, friends, and the wonderful History Department of LSU and in particular, Professor Mona Rocha who aided her in her research. Last but not least, she would like to thank Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis for always being inspiring, captivating, and brilliant.
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    “For Country Or For Yale?”
    (West Point Press, 2015) Juergens, Charlotte
    Charlotte E. J. Juergens is a junior studying History at Yale University. Outside of Yale, Charlotte explores historical and commemorative themes through documentary filmmaking and archival research. She wrote this paper during the fall semester of 2014 for a seminar on the history of Yale and America. Charlotte found inspiration for this paper from the underutilized wealth of archival resources on the subject available in the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale. Charlotte would like to thank Professor Jay Gitlin for his guidance with this assignment and for a fascinating semester of historical investigation.
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    Fidelity Or Fury? A Study Of East German, Hungarian, And Polish Loyalty To The Soviet Union During The Early Cold War
    (West Point Press, 2014) Shimmer, David
    David Shimer is a freshman studying History at Yale University. Before Yale, he attended Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, NY. He was inspired to research Eastern European military disloyalty toward the Soviet Union during the summer of 2012, and has been researching this original thesis ever since. David would like to thank Professor John Gaddis of Yale University and Professor Steven Houser of Grand Valley State University for their guidance and mentorship over the past two and a half years.