Accession Number:

ADA125532

Title:

Social and Psychological Differentials in Combat Survival

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ILLINOIS UNIV AT CHICAGO CIRCLE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this research was to analyze the characteristics of fatal casualties in the Vietnam conflict in relation to military participation and individual attributes. The population was casualties from the State of Illinois. No significant differentials were found, except for higher rates of casualties early in tour because of the rapid deployment of inexperienced replacements.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Psychology
  • Weapons Effects (Biological)
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE