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battle fatigue

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Combat fatigue; shell shock.

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battle fatigue

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Combat fatigue; shell shock.

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battle fatigue

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 6 words.

combat fatigue; shell shock.

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Managing Corporate Growth

Jordi Canals.

December 1999; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 198 pages.

As economic growth in Western countries shows signs of fatigue, companies are battling hard to discover how to generate and sustain corporate growth. The restructuring and reengineering...

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Snyder, Jimmy "the Greek"

Stacey Hamilton.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Journalism; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1602 words.

Snyder, Jimmy "the Greek" (09 September 1919?–21 April 1996), gambler, newspaper columnist, and television sports broadcaster, was born Demetrios Georgios Synodinos in Steubenville, Ohio,...

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George Smith Patton

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

(1885–1945)

US general. In World War II Patton commanded a corps in North Africa and then the 7th Army in Sicily. He lost his command in 1944 after a publicized incident in which...

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Psychiatry and Race during World War II

Ellen Dwyer.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

April 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 11812 words.

Although the American literature on “war neuroses” expanded during World War II, psychiatrists remained more interested in dramatic instances of “combat fatigue” than in the problems of...

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Not a Happy Time

Laura Visser-Maessen.

in Robert Parris Moses

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 16008 words.

Zooming in on the effect of Freedom Summer on Moses and SNCC, this final chapter illuminates the internal breakdown of SNCC and Moses’s eventual departure from the organization in 1965. It...

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Veterans Tell Their Stories and Why Historians and Others Listened

G. Kurt Piehler.

in The United States and the Second World War

September 2010; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8098 words.

This chapter examines how the support of influential Americans, including President Roosevelt and Army Chief of Staff George C. Marshall, combined with the pioneering work ...

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Fifty-Fifth Massachusetts Infantry Regiment

Thomas D. Mays.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 900 words.

Frederick Douglass's role in raising volunteers for the famous Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Infantry Regiment has been well documented in print and film. However, the Fifty-fourth was just...

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Tobias Smollett

Aileen Douglas.

in British and Irish Literature

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 11141 words.

“I am so fatigued with the unremitting Labour of the Pen that I begin to loathe the sight of Paper” (from the 1970 edition of The Letters of Tobias Smollett [Knapp 1970, p. 58, cited under...

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Stephens, George E.

Barton A. Myers.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1286 words.

abolitionist, activist, soldier, and journalist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennysylvania, to William and Mary Stephens, free African Americans who had fled Virginia's eastern shore in...

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Block, Samuel

Paul T. Murray.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 957 words.

civil rights activist, was born in Cleveland, Mississippi, the son of Sam Block, a cotton compress laborer, and Alma Shacklefoot Block, a domestic worker. After graduating from high...

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Asher, Jeremiah

Alan K. Lamm.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1088 words.

Civil War army chaplain and Baptist minister, was born in North Branford, near New Haven, Connecticut, to Ruel and Jereusha Asher. His paternal grandfather had been captured in the...

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Peacock, Wazir

Paul T. Murray.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 924 words.

civil rights worker, was born Willie B. Peacock in Charleston, Mississippi, to George W. Peacock, a farmer and millwright, and Della Martin Peacock, a domestic worker. He attended Rust...

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Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry Regiment

Thomas D. Mays.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1446 words.

Although the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Infantry was not the first African American unit to serve or fight in the Civil War, it became the most celebrated black unit of the war owing to...

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The Eurozone debt crisis: the options now

Lee C. Buchheit and G. Mitu Gulati.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

January 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Capital Markets. 3952 words.

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Green, Percy, II

Dennis Michael Corcoran.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1200 words.

civil rights activist, cofounder, and chairman of ACTION (Action Committee To Improve Opportunities for Negroes) was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the eldest of four children of Percy...

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Woodson, Waverly B., Jr.

Glenn Allen Knoblock.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1252 words.

World War II soldier and Bronze Star medalist, was born in Philadelphia, the son of Waverly and Louise Woodson. His father, a laborer in the lumber industry and later a post office...

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Lampkin, Daisy Elizabeth Adams (1884 - 1965), Organization Founder / Official, Civil Rights Activist, Newspaper Editor / Publisher, NAACP Leader / Officer

Edna Chappell McKenzie.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1699 words.

When Daisy Elizabeth Adams Lampkin died at her Pittsburgh home, the whole nation took note. An editorial in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette stated that “Americans owe a debt to Mrs. Daisy...

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