Skip to comments.Hitler's Drugged Soldiers
Posted on 05/06/2005 10:57:50 PM PDT by Lando Lincoln
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I'm shocked, but not surprised - this is a logical extension of what happens when the individual exists to serve the state, rather than the other way around.
Very interesting. Doesn't prolonged speed use cause paranoia? Of course in combat that wouldn't be so bad because a lot of people really are out to kill you.:)
You wouldn't believe how much Folger's and Mt. Dew an Army battalion can go through in a week.
I've always been told that they used methadone to keep the soldiers coming back. We use it in the US to treat heroin addicts (they basically replace heroin with methadone). As I understand it, an addiction to methadone is actually harder to break than one to heroin.
MAINTAINING HUMAN COMBAT PERFORMANCE
Preventing Sleep Deprivation
Amphetamines were also used by the British
during WWII. During Vietnam both
the Air Force and Navy made amphetamines available to
aviators. Intermittently since Vietnam up through Desert
Storm the Air Force has used both amphetamines and
sedatives in selected aircraft for specific missions.
Caffeine (and triptofan from your holiday turkey) is about the only drug of choice left. Nicotine and aclcohol aren't PC in today's military.
Maybe future historians will re-name the Nazi military offensive as Blitzed-Krieg!
What were the the French given then, Quaaludes?
If the US military PC mafia had been around in 1941...the US would have won the war...but it would have been 1950 before that occurred.
Nazi Meth is as popular today as it was with the .......nazi's.
Cookers are dumped like litter along the old farm/ranch roads, anhydrous ammonia tanks are secured like gold in ranchers barns w/ alarms and CCTV coverage paid for in some part by local WOD task forces....
But I can remember being issued something we called black beauties in 73 for E&E use. Even recently we saw the issue of "pills" for pilots on extreme range missions.
It was really called 'Pervertin?'
(Nice piece of history there, too. Thx)
Hitler was a drug addict too. His personal doctor gave him daily meth injections and he was also provided eyedrops laced with narcotics.
Like any other business, a drug company needs a market.
This isn't new news. This is very widely done around the world. The US military still does it to this day. Do a search online for "go pills".
I had read in a different news post that the terrorists in iraq are also hooked on drugs and thus able to withstand being shot at and can still fight back even after shots in vital areas that would render a normal soldier incapacitated.
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Air Force use of amphetamines raises questions
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