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  • Colonel Poznick Suicide

    where he earned the bronze star medal (Andrew, 2016). His most recent achievement was his acceptance as a member of the faculty at the Army War College; a school that focuses on military strategy at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. From the outside, everything seemed to be going well with Andrew and his family. However, on March 20, 2016 Andrew Poznick lost his battle with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and took his own life (Brooks, 2016). With suicide rates climbing…

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  • The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell: A Critical Analysis

    Literary writers form their works by utilizing methods of creative critical thinking. Their works reflect a lot about their views on life, society and the world as a whole. These writers write about a plethora of ideals, emotions and opposition to political and social events that affect us all. These types of writing bring light to subjects that may have been overlooked, or not thought of. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a subject literary writers have not directly written about,…

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  • The Return Of The Soldier Analysis

    as he reached safety—it was that. For on the war-films I have seen men slip down as softly from the trench parapet, and … grimmer philosopher would say that they reached safety by their fall.” [6] West is conveying that the narrator Jenny is psychologically troubled by her cousin situation. This was something of complete contradiction since on [3] of the book West had portrayed a “lavish day of spring” [3]. Furthermore, since film was a new form of media being used in the war efforts. This put…

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  • Owen's Argument Of Dulce Et Decorum Est

    Owen’s Argument of Dulce et Decorum Est In Dulce et Decorum Est, Owen writes the poem to reveal to people what really happens to soldiers during the war. The poem exposes the gruesome experience during the first World War. Owen wrote the poem during World War One, which is the war that kills him. He uses the poem as an anti-war manifesto. His argument in the poem is that people view going to fight in the war and dying for ones country as heroic, but it’s an old lie: that men shouldn’t have die…

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  • Essay On Shell Shock

    During the 20th Century, war became a condition of existence for both soldiers and civilians partly because, this condition, PTSD/Shell Shock was spreading. What was thought to be a physical and mental issue and is now known as a psychological condition. Although society today has come much farther than when in World War One or Two, it was a slow road getting to how society views it now.The social stigma against PTSD makes it arduous to treat and slowed the progression of how it’s viewed.The…

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  • Saving Private Ry Film Analysis

    Over a few centuries, post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) has been known by plenty of names: at first, it stood as “irritable heart” during the American Civil War; later during the First World War, the symptoms were called “shell shock” or “hysteria”. When the Second World War and the War in Korea occurred, the symptoms were labeled as “war neurosis”, “battle fatigue”, and “exhaustion.” Lastly, during the War in Vietnam, “Post Vietnam Syndrome” remained as the last occurrence of names given…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Should Women Served In The Military

    Women served in combat roles since the first wars took place and continue to serve today. Recently, the combat ban was repealed and now women may serve in any area previously restricted to men. Citizens of the United States have two different viewpoints on this issue. Some believe women should serve in any position that men serve in, while others believe that women cannot serve in positions restricted to men. The military is drafting information to successfully transition women into all…

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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Paper

    WHAT IS PTSD IN SOLDIERS Post-traumatic stress disorder or, as it’s commonly referred to PTSD, is a disorder that can affect someone after they have experienced traumatic events. This disease has been blamed for the several suicide deaths of active and former military members. Approximately 22 veterans take their life each day. What is PTSD? In a very basic description it causes someone who has been through a traumatic experience to suffer affects that may have happened during said event. This…

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  • The Tragic War: The Last Battle Of Beowulf

    is willing to fight till his ending time of life on his land. He is showing the Germanic tribe virtues and his own driven personality of bravery. This emphasizes the importance of a true king to his people and how a king should show bravery even though he is not as well quipped like he used to be and is not as swift as he used to be in his younger years of youth. Beowulf still shows the Germanic virtue of loyalty and bravery by risking his very own life on the line just to show the prominence of…

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  • Military Power House Essay

    America has now become known as the power house of the world. We hold the best military power there is. At first it wasn’t that way. During our revolution, we were only farmers who had muskets and pitch forks. Through the help of allies we were able to beat the British and claim our victory and independence. There were many other wars that would happen before us, the U.S. would become the military power house of the world. After WWII in 1939. Then the US decided it was their job to be the police…

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