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Aurelia posted a topic in Gloria Exercitus - 'Glory of the Army'Interesting article about PTSD as a cultural and moral construct... AN HISTORIAN from Manchester Metropolitan University has refuted one of the most long-standing theories about the link between Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Ancient Greece. In his book chapter Beyond the Universal Soldier: Combat Trauma in Classical Antiquity, Dr Jason Crowley argues against the commonly-held idea that sufferers of PTSD can be found as far back in history as Achilles and Odysseus. Dr Crowley said that the roots of this belief in the universality of PTSD can be traced back to the end of the Vietnam War. Article continues here
Interesting interview with Wayne Lee, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about the history of tunnel warfare, from ancient Rome to Vietnam to today. The audio interview itself starts at around 42s.