Soldiers have been put through the worst of the worst trying to win a war for their country, sometimes marching and fighting in terrible conditions for months at a time. Some soldiers need a pick-me-up to help push them through the battle, and in today’s epic video we’re going to find out what drugs soldiers were fed to give them the edge. Would you believes soldiers have been drugged up in every war in history? Check out today’s video to find out what each country was giving to their soldiers to help them in battle!
Soldiers – violence and mind-altering substances have always gone hand in hand. or high, and military conflict through the shaped by the insane drugs soldiers are fed to win wars indulging in alcohol or drugs together can provide a much-needed way to cope with the trauma of war, and even enhance combat performance. and armies have issued alcohol rations to their troops
Throughout history. while ancient romans and greeks relied on wine for liquid courage. according to ancient legends, nordic berserkers, the legendary viking warriors who fought ferociously and without fear, were said to get their animalistic recently, though, modern researchers have another source altogether – the black henbane plant. the plant was a powerful hallucinogen,
Causing of the spirit world to help them thrive on trance-like state caused by ingesting the while herbal drugs may usually be associated been known to cause intense anxiety, paranoia and even panic. it’s highly likely that the effects were less mellow and more aggressive. it easier for them to fight like wild animals and kill with abandon. – more commonly known as
Magic mushrooms – to an edge in battle – and they even went so had previously ingested the mushrooms to take use of magic mushrooms and other natural psychoactive in 1879, when the british tried to subdue that seemed immune to fear even in the face though the zulu carried only spears and shields, they likely had a little medicinal help in this department. beer to dagga,
A south african variety of the bushman poison bulb plant which also had hallucinogenic properties. drugs, the zulu warriors would have felt disconnected though the zulus would unfortunately go on with their willingness to face death without as the nature of warfare changed and weapons world war 1 saw the first documented and widespread use of cocaine in battle. to give
Them a boost before they engaged in incredibly dangerous dog fights. they needed to dodge enemy planes while simultaneously so their gunner could take them out, all while it was a chaotic and terrifying environment, up and helped them to focus on the job at the canadian infantrymen who also relied on infantry troops that needed to be mobilized had to do so on their own two
Feet, enduring landscapes, knowing all the while that the these marches could last for hours or even the forced march pills, which were a combination energy and endurance to withstand hours of where they were needed, and also helped to the most famous stories of soldiers on drugs considering that the entire 6 year conflict the nazis’ drug of choice, called pervitin, the
German company temmler-werke supplied not to be outdone by their enemies, the allies the british are estimated to have consumed official estimate is that u.s. soldiers consumed both the german attack pills and the allies’ of energy to help them cope with drawn-out battles and long distance marches. long periods of watch duty, and bolstered it also created a strong sense
Of confidence to rush into enemy fire with little regard for their own life or safety. many of germany’s early and decisive victories the drug helped german soldiers march for them to capture huge amounts of territory relatively quickly. belgium described crazed german soldiers fearlessly this behavior understandably frightened the the widespread rumor that germany
Had created unbeatable super-soldiers. the soviets were rumored to have been on magic in 1945, where they performed fearlessly and succeeded in capturing the city from the well-entrenched the vietnam war from 1955 to 1973, though speed continued to be the approved drug of desperate soldiers would combine these two this potent combination creates a push-pull the high
From these speed balls was stronger get from using either drug on its own, and conditions of war, as well as cope with the drug use during the vietnam war reached epidemic time the u.s. withdrew from the war in 1973, shockingly, the authorized use of drugs by modern-day terrorists have no qualms about the terrorist group isis promotes the use ranks, and they are also well
Known for the stimulant that metabolizes in the body to form amphetamine. and so it is incredibly popular with jihadists undertaking suicide missions. so much of the drug that, even after being even smaller terrorist organizations have experience as a child soldier in sierra leone manipulate child soldiers in these loosely organized armies. called “brown-browns” –
A potent and highly gunpowder contains nitroglycerin, which helps the bloodstream and delivers a faster, more intense high. once these child soldiers were high on brown-browns, their commanders would take advantage of this the knowledge and shame that they had done with a heavy dependence on the addictive drugs, and it’s not just the so-called “bad guys” as long as
All procedures are followed to to pilots assigned to 8-plus hour long flight missions. to help soldiers calm down after battle – and dexedrine pills – the u.s. military also issues pills – to help soldiers recover and be ready for their next mission. recently replaced amphetamines for use in the history of warfare and the history of modern militaries continuing to use
Substances performance, this is a trend that shows no signs of slowing down. if you thought this video was fascinating, this one called “what does heroin do to your body?”, or perhaps you’ll like this as always, thanks for watching, and don’t forget to like, share and subscribe!