Thursday, June 20, 2013

Conscientious Objectors in WW2: first-hand accounts

Newly posted online:
The Conscientious Objectors

Restored Chapter 12 of YOU, YOU & YOU!  The People Out of Step with World War II (Pluto Press, 1981)  at
Includes material from Joe Jacobs and Philip Sansom.

It was three and a half years of the war before I worked around from wishy-washy, simple personal opposition to the war to sewing all these things together, in terms of what I now see as the pointlessness of objecting to war without objecting to the state which depends upon war.”

“I wrote ‘As a socialist I have pledged myself to oppose to the utmost of my ability any war started by the capitalist class in the interest of the capitalist class’.”

 and more…

{ Among suggestions put forward as possible subjects for future RaHN meetings we have : “Conscientious objectors and war resisters, and the role of people drawn into war in modern times”.}


1 comment:

  1. You, You & You restored is now on line at