Order of Maximilian

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The Order of Maximilian was an anti-war group active during the Vietnam War, composed of clergymen.[1][2] The group took its name from the third-century Roman saint Maximilian of Tebessa, who was martyred in AD 295 for refusing to be conscripted.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Hearings, Committee of the Judiciary, House of Representatives, 1974. – Underground newspapers, anti- military lawyers, off-base coffee houses, the Order of Maximilian ("a community of turbulent priests and clergymen, some unfrocked, calls itself the Order of Maximilian.")
  2. ^ Amex-Canada. Amex-Canada Enterprises. 1971. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  3. ^ Amex-Canada. Amex-Canada Enterprises. 1971. p. 17. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  4. ^ Marvin E. Gettleman (1985). Vietnam and America: A Documented History. Grove Press. p. 326. ISBN 978-0-394-62277-4. Retrieved 19 May 2013.