Combat Psychology

A Listmania! list by T. Fowler (Nepean, Ontario Canada)
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The Anatomy of Courage: The Classic WWI Study of the Psychological Effects of War
1.  The Anatomy of Courage: The Classic WWI Study of the Psychological Effects of War by Lord Moran
The list author says:
  "A classic work on the meaning of courage in battle by the medical officer of a British infantry battalion in the First World War"
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War
2.  War by Sebastian Junger
The list author says:
  "The most intimate study of combat psychology in the 21st century, from a journalist on the front line in Afghanistanh"
CDN$ 20.68   Used & New from: CDN$ 2.63
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Closing with the Enemy: How GIs Fought the War in Europe, 1944-1945
3.  Closing with the Enemy: How GIs Fought the War in Europe, 1944-1945 by Michael D. Doubler
The list author says:
  "A thorough analysis of how American troops learned to fight the enemy in Europe in the Second World War"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Not All of Us Were Brave
4.  Not All of Us Were Brave by Stanley Scislowski
The list author says:
  "One of the best memoirs of the Second World War that reveals an infantryman's inner emotions."
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Battle Exhaustion: Soldiers and Psychiatrists in the Canadian Army, 1939-1945
5.  Battle Exhaustion: Soldiers and Psychiatrists in the Canadian Army, 1939-1945 by Terry Copp
The list author says:
  "The best published examination of the psychological toll on Canadian soldiers in the Second World War"
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A War Of Nerves
6.  A War Of Nerves by Ben Shephard
The list author says:
  "The most thoroughy examination of the history of combat psychiatry from 1914 to the Gulf War"
CDN$ 59.95   Used & New from: CDN$ 35.00

Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War
7.  Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War by Paul Fussell
The list author says:
  "Perhaps the best-written and insightful examinations of the stress on combat soldiers by a famous writer and veteran."
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Warriors for the Working Day
8.  Warriors for the Working Day by Peter Elstob
The list author says:
  "Although this book is fiction, it is an exceptional potrayal of stress and combat exhaustion experienced by a tank commander in the Second World War"
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Courage Rewarded: The Valour of Canadian Soldiers Under Fire 1900 to 2007
9.  Courage Rewarded: The Valour of Canadian Soldiers Under Fire 1900 to 2007 by T. Robert Fowler
The list author says:
  "A study of the meaning of courage and fear  experienced by Canadian soldiers from the South African War to Afghanistan, along with a record of awards."
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The Mystery of Courage
10.  The Mystery of Courage by William Ian Miller
The list author says:
  "A very broad and thorough philosophical study of the meaning of courage"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Firing Line
11.  Firing Line by Richard Holmes
The list author says:
  "A great analysis of the combat experience by a noted British historian"
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To the Victor the Spoils: D-Day to Ve Day, the Reality Behind the Heroism
12.  To the Victor the Spoils: D-Day to Ve Day, the Reality Behind the Heroism by Sean Longden
The list author says:
  "The most realistic study of the British combat soldier in the Second World War, revealing both heroism and cowardice"
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Morale: A Study of Men and Courage
13.  Morale: A Study of Men and Courage by John Baynes
The list author says:
  "The author builds on Lord Moran's work, to study the meaning of courage in a particular new British battlation that fought in a 1915 battle."
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On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
14.  On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
The list author says:
  "A controversial but well-argued thesis about the psycholical effects of killing in warfare by a veteran soldier."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

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Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle
15.  Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle by J. Glenn Gray
The list author says:
  "Very insightful reflections on combat and courage by an American veteran of the Second World War"
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Combat Motivation: The Behaviour of Soldiers in Battle
16.  Combat Motivation: The Behaviour of Soldiers in Battle by A. Kellett
The list author says:
  "A thorough analytical study of what motivates soldiers in battle."
CDN$ 111.36   Used & New from: CDN$ 72.00

Fight or Flight
17.  Fight or Flight by Geoffrey Regan
The list author says:
  "A military historian examines the meaning of courage and cowardice"
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A Child at Arms
18.  A Child at Arms by Patrick Davis
The list author says:
  "An unusually honest memoir by a British officer and his experience of courage leading to combat esxhaustion in Burma 1944."
CDN$ 20.76   Used & New from: CDN$ 4.63

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T. Fowler (Nepean, Ontario Canada)
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Last updated: 28/09/10
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