Millions Like Us - Women's Lives in the Second World War by Virginia Nicholson

By Virginia Nicholson

In 1942 Cora Johnston is grieving over the dying of her younger husband, torpedoed within the Atlantic; Aileen Morris is intercepting Luftwaffe communications in the course of the siege of Malta -- and Clara Milburn, whose son used to be captured after Dunkirk, is ready, and ready ...

We are inclined to see the second one international warfare as a man's conflict, that includes Spitfire crews and courageous deeds at the Normandy seashores. yet in stipulations of "Total War" thousands of ladies -- within the prone and at the domestic entrance - validated that they have been cleverer, extra broad-minded and altogether extra advanced than a person had ever guessed.

In hundreds of thousands Like Us Virginia Nicholson tells the tale of the women's warfare, via a bunch of person women's reviews. She tells how they enjoyed, suffered, laughed, grieved and dared; how they re-made their international in peacetime. and the way they might by no means be an identical back ...

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Tooo 58257 1607239 76,4 1 516,2 91631 1562996 ca. 250000 ca. 1400 000 davon Arbeiter Tabelle 4: Die Schichtung der Erwerbspersonen nach den Wirtschaftsbereichen Land- und Forstwirtschaft (LlF) und Industrie und Handwerk (I1H) sowie nach der Stellung im Beruf 1946-1970 c) Sozialstruktureller Wandel Miincbens Der gesellschaftliche Umbruch Bayerns nach 1945 schlug sich in der Landeshauptstadt, wie die Tabellen 5 und 6 veranschaulichen, in einem besonders raschen, vom Landesdurchschnitt stark abweichenden Wandel der Sozialstruktur nach Wirtschaftsbereichen und Stellung im Beruf nieder: Schneller als im Landesdurchschnitt schrumpfte in Miinchen der Anteil der ArbeiterbevOikerung, wahrend der jeweilige Anteil der Beamten und Angestellten rascher zunahm.

Jedenfalls hat der Umwandlungsprozeg zu einer Massen- und Apparatepartei modernen Typs als Adaptionsprozeg an die gesellschaftlich-politische Entwicklung Bayerns instrumentelle Voraussetzungen zur weiteren zielgerichteten Anpassung auch der Organisationspolitik an den Wandel der bayerischen Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft geschaffen. Bisher ist es der CSU iiber ihre Organisationspolitik hinaus vor all em auch durch ideologische Milieumobilisierung gelungen, widerspriichliche Interessenlagen und gegenlaufige gesellschaftlich-politische Entwicklungen in dem sich vollends zur Industriegesellschaft und zum industriellen Wachstumsland der Bundesrepublik entfaltenden Bayern ihrer konservativ-technokratischen Anpassungspolitik gefiigig zu machen.

In dem Moment aber, in dem die 62 Militarregierung am 29. Marz 1948 die Bayernpartei (BP) auf Landesebene lizenzierte und diese radikal-fOderalistisch, bayerisch-vaterlandisch orientierte Partei sich rasch zur gefahrlichsten landespolitisch en Konkurrentin der CSU entwickeln konnte, verscharfte sich die inn ere und auBere Parteikrise der CSU in einem MaBe, das sie fast an den Punkt des organisatorisch-politischen Zusammenbruchs brachte. Schon in den ersten organisatorischen Anfangen der CSU schlugen sich die alten gesellschaftlich-politischen Strukturen Bayerns in der Sozialstruktur der CSU-Mitgliederschaft mit weitreichenden politischen und organisationspolitischen Folgen nieder.

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