SHELL SHOCK

A History of the Changing Attitudes to War Neurosis

Anthony Babington

 
Date Published :
November 2007
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
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Overview
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The author is a wounded and decorated veteran who also has an extensive knowledge of the legal definitions of sanity and responsibility. His researches have produced the first complete study of combat stress, from the time of ancient Greeks to the Persian Gulf.

About The Author
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Anthony Babington was born in 1920. He went to Reading School and served with the Royal Ulster Rifles and Dorset Regiment from 1939-45. During the war he was wounded twice and received the Croix de Guerre with Gold Star. He was called to the bar in 1948 and has been a Circuit judge since 1972. His other books include: The Power of Silence (1968), A House in Bow Street (1969), The English Bastille (1971), and The Rule of Law in Britain (1975). In 1983 Leo Cooper publishes Judge Babington's fascinating account of the truth behind the Capital Courts Martial in the Great War, entitles For the Sake of Example.

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