Premieres Tuesday, June 25 at 8 p. During the war, one in three Allied soldiers were incapacitated without a physical scratch on them.
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Modern weapons and warfare proved so terrifying that almost as many men were shredded by combat fatigue and shell shock — now known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD — as by bullets and shrapnel. Allied commanders believed Benzedrine, an amphetamine similar to Pervitin, was the answer, hoping the amphetamine would defeat not just the need for sleep, but anxiety and fear among troops.
How this drug affected the course of World War II is an ongoing controversy. Notable Talent.
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Stephanie Carter is executive producer for Secrets of the Dead. The stimulant was then given to Luftwaffe pilots to keep them awake and alive if their plane was shot down. In May , German troops under the influence of Pervitin had conquered Poland and were preparing for an attack against France.
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