From Gettysburg to D-Day, history's such a lot momentous battles were mentioned to the realm on a grand scale. This e-book, for the 1st time ever, seems to be at man's so much epic battles from the perspective of the warriors at the entrance strains; delivering new perception into the nice wars of heritage. tales informed by way of the Roman Legionaire, the British Doughboy, and the yankee Doggie, delve into those battles and battlefronts:

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American Civil battle: Gettysburg
WWI: american citizens at Ardennes
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The individual moved quickly; he sang or prayed, his face was flushed his heart beat faster his respiration was quickened and there was usually an increase in his body temperature. Fight gained possession of the final common path it dispossessed the routine activations of peaceful occupation and human relations. " And further, in tracing the effects upon the entire ception of ; ; ; community, he says (pp. 13-14) ' ' * : During the season of mobilization, then, the kinetic The group of organs in the body by means animals transform the potential energy contained kinetic system is the of which man and in food into muscular action, emotion, body heat; system by whose activity life is expressed.

The work being nearly all manual, the body begins to assume a prominent, even predominant place in the thoughts, while the mind assumes a second-rate importance. The great regularity and discipline, also, tend to make the mind simple and rhythmical its even flow is disturbed only by the arrival of some general or ; for whom special preparations are necesThis alone breaks the monotony, and places the sary. men in touch, for a few moments, as it were, with the outside world. But on their departure, the same monotonous, rigid, rhythmic life begins anew.

At 11 o'clock the order comes to advance after the artillery has thoroughly prepared the The Pioneers and Infantry regiment, One Hundred and Seventy-eighth, were marching in front of us. Near a small village the latter was fired ground ahead. 14 PSYCHICAL PHENOMENA AND THE WAR on by the inhabitants. About 220 inhabitants were shot and the village was burned. Artillery is continuously shooting. The village lies in a large ravine. Just now, 6 o'clock in the afternoon, the crossing of the All villages, chateaux, Maas begins near Dinant.

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