anti-war movement

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Noun1.anti-war movement - a campaign against entering or continuing a waranti-war movement - a campaign against entering or continuing a war
crusade, campaign, cause, drive, effort, movement - a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"
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The anti-war movement was at its peak in these days.
Presenting testimonies and images from the Imperial War Museum, this illustrated overview for general readers and students surveys the history of the anti-war movement in the UK from WWI to the present.
Toward the end of the PBS series "The War in Vietnam," John Musgrave, a Marine Vietnam veteran who spent 17 months in hospitals with battle wounds, says that the killing of students at Kent State pushed him into the anti-war movement: "That was one of the things that told me that America needed a wake-up call."
But, this being the 60s, the times they are a changin' with the apple of dad's eye joining the anti-war movement and being implicated in a bomb attack that leaves a man dead.
"The anti-war movement has been a vital force at the heart of our democracy.
Founded in 1992 to end gender-based violence and to elevate women's voices in the anti-war movement, ROSA aims to empower women, including survivors of sexual violence.
Defenders of the American war in Vietnam argue that, in the words of Ronald Reagan, "ours was a noble cause.'' We were defending South Vietnam from the communists of the north, resisting the expansion of Chinese influence in Southeast Asia, and we would have prevailed had not the anti-war movement divided America and weakened its resolve.
1967: Thousands join anti-war movement The biggest demonstration yet against American involvement in the Vietnam War has taken place in the town of Oakland, in California.
For the anti-war movement in Canada, it should be required reading.
The role of Welshmen in the early years of the Secret Service and the Second World War's Defence of Welsh Culture Committee will be among the subjects discussed, along with the experiences of Anglesey children during the Great War and the Welsh anti-war movement.
In doing so, she challenges a number of assumptions about the anti-war movement itself and the New Left in general.
This was a victory for the anti-war movement and a blow to the warmongers who believe that going to war is the only route to peace.