David A Guba, Jr. received a B.A. in History from Bucknell University in 2008 and will complete his M.A. in History in May, 2010. He plans to continue his studies of European Intellectual and Cultural History at the PhD level and has been accepted into PhD programs at Temple University and the University of Delaware. This paper was written for Dr. Gallicchio's course on the "Impact of War on Society", and the author would like to thank Dr. Gallicchio for his insights and guidance.