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[EPUB] ✵ The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle By J. Glenn Gray – Pb-reisen-gewusst-wie.de Selected for the 2019 Commandant's Professional Reading List J Glenn Gray entered the army as a private in May 1941 having been drafted on the same day he was informed of his doctorate in philosophy fSelected for the 2019 Commandant's Professional Reading List J Glenn Gray entered the army as a private in May 1941 having been drafted on the same day he was informed of his doctorate in philosophy from Columbia University He was discharged as a second lieutenant in October 1945 having been awarded a battlefield commission during fighti.

Ng in France Gray saw service in North Africa Italy France and Germany in a counter espionage unit Fourteen years after his discharge Gray began to reread his war journals and letters in an attempt to find some meaning in his wartime experiences The result is The Warriors a philosophical meditation on what warfare does to us and an exami.

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  1. Jimmy Jimmy says:

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  2. Naeem Naeem says:

    PDF/EPUB pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle PDF/EPUB warriors download, reflections download, battle ebok, The Warriors kindle, Reflections on kindle, Reflections on Men in epub, Warriors Reflections on ebok, Warriors Reflections on Men in kindle, The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle KindleThe very best thing I have read on the attractions of war come from this book Gray fought in WWII survived went to graduate school in philosophy and decided to write a book I suspect that Chris Hedges War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning performs a similar function In the Western canon this line of thinking comes from Hegel See especially DP Verene's chapter Hegel's Account of War in Hegel's Political Philosophy Problems Perspectives edited by Z A Pelczynski Hegel argues that war will never end so long as the warrior continues to be a viable human identity What Hegel Hedges and Gray ask is what ualities in the identity of a warrior attract us? What aspects of war draw our ethical yes ethical desires? To answer these uestions Gray has chapters on the following the aesthetic spectacle of War the creation of camaraderie and the o


  3. Robert Robert says:

    PDF/EPUB pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle PDF/EPUB warriors download, reflections download, battle ebok, The Warriors kindle, Reflections on kindle, Reflections on Men in epub, Warriors Reflections on ebok, Warriors Reflections on Men in kindle, The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle KindleAn excellent read if you are in any way interested about the psychology of soldiers in war Gray had a PhD in philosophy when he was enlisted as a private in WWII and this book is a work of both psychology and philosophy He discusses WWII and the soldiers in it frankly openly and objectively as possible; none of the good war bullshit For the time he was writing in the 50s some of his conclusions are surprising and prescient As a veteran myself Gray gave a specific and clear voice to many things I could only vaguely identify about my own Ira experi


  4. John John says:

    PDF/EPUB pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle PDF/EPUB warriors download, reflections download, battle ebok, The Warriors kindle, Reflections on kindle, Reflections on Men in epub, Warriors Reflections on ebok, Warriors Reflections on Men in kindle, The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle KindleI had read this book as a textbook while an undergraduate but it was wasted on me then It was just words Now as a slightly mature adult in my 50s who has served in Bosnia and a couple of times in Afghanistan it had resonance I re read it over Memorial Day weekendI was struck by a couple of things The first was the depth and complexity of his entries in his war journal Amazing that he had the time and discipline to keep up with itAnother was that soldiers are fundamentally unchanged Despite circumstances that could not have been different than the type of total war he experienced many of his observations ring true today On the other hand I was struck by the callous disregard for human life that he was exposed to daily and thought how different that was from the way war is fought now at least by the USA I think he'd have been amazed at the amount of effort spent on minimizing collateral death when striking a target and the idea that


  5. Steven Meyers Steven Meyers says:

    PDF/EPUB pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle PDF/EPUB warriors download, reflections download, battle ebok, The Warriors kindle, Reflections on kindle, Reflections on Men in epub, Warriors Reflections on ebok, Warriors Reflections on Men in kindle, The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle KindleThe late Mr Gray 1913 1977 offers a uniue perspective on the effects of war for soldiers The book was published in 1959 and is about his experiences during World War II He had just received his doctorate in philosophy when he was drafted and saw campaigns in France North Africa Italy and Germany The author’s book is not a memoir as much as an analysis of the effects war has on soldiers and civilians Don’t kid yourself war leaves lasting psychological scars on all soldiers even on Tom Brokaw’s “Greatest Generation” The author portrayal of soldiers and civilians is consistent with the other works I’ve read on the subject all the way back to the Civil War and up to today’s engagements Mr Gray used a handful of his short journal entries during World War II as examples of what occurred on a psychological and sociological level The extre


  6. Christaaay Christaaay says:

    PDF/EPUB pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle PDF/EPUB warriors download, reflections download, battle ebok, The Warriors kindle, Reflections on kindle, Reflections on Men in epub, Warriors Reflections on ebok, Warriors Reflections on Men in kindle, The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle KindlePoignant and revealing about the soldier's experience before during and after warfare Very helpful for writing in a soldier's POV in fact I'm just reading short selections but I bought it to keep on hand for moments when I'm struggling to get into my character's head


  7. Joseph Stieb Joseph Stieb says:

    PDF/EPUB pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle PDF/EPUB warriors download, reflections download, battle ebok, The Warriors kindle, Reflections on kindle, Reflections on Men in epub, Warriors Reflections on ebok, Warriors Reflections on Men in kindle, The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle KindleGray a WWII veteran reflects on the experience and psychology on this thoughtful if somewhat hit or miss book Clay weaves diary entries and letters into his argument and he presents really profound and compelling experiences through these sources This is one of the first major works of combat psychology although it is really of a philosophy book because there


  8. Tom Tom says:

    PDF/EPUB pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle PDF/EPUB warriors download, reflections download, battle ebok, The Warriors kindle, Reflections on kindle, Reflections on Men in epub, Warriors Reflections on ebok, Warriors Reflections on Men in kindle, The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle KindleI read this ages ago in college and found it even moving when I reread it recently Gray essentially makes the same argument that Simone Weil does in her famous essay The Iliad or The Poem of Force Where Weil states that force turns combatants into things stone Gray says Man as warrior is only partly a man yet fatefully enough this aspect of him is capable of transforming the wholeIn describing the abstract Weil's style has the power of near poetic epigram whereas Gray's style is somewhat academic However Gray also weaves in many personal reflections in the form of actual diary entries from his experience in WWII This has the effect of creating an immediacy and human connection sometimes lacking in Weil's essayAnd in the end I think Gray is hopeful than Weil of one's ability to recover one's humanity in the wake of war At


  9. Steve Woods Steve Woods says:

    PDF/EPUB pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle PDF/EPUB warriors download, reflections download, battle ebok, The Warriors kindle, Reflections on kindle, Reflections on Men in epub, Warriors Reflections on ebok, Warriors Reflections on Men in kindle, The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle KindleThis book is outstanding It is rare for soldiers to have the capacity to reflect so deeply on their experience in war Most lack the tools the insight or the inclination The resultant impact on identity is so overwhelming that it fells everything leaving no room much for reflection Gray's Doctorat


  10. Kara Lucas Kara Lucas says:

    PDF/EPUB pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle PDF/EPUB warriors download, reflections download, battle ebok, The Warriors kindle, Reflections on kindle, Reflections on Men in epub, Warriors Reflections on ebok, Warriors Reflections on Men in kindle, The Warriors Reflections on Men in Battle KindlePart essay part memoir this spare elegant book on the psychology of war will stay with me for a long time Perhaps because the author has his doctorate in philosophy I found his uest to describe the reasons why we go to war how the soldier views war and ultimately how war defines each soldier's uest for humanity hauntingly beautiful and heartbreaking My favorite parts of the b


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