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    Kriegsrausch

    [lit.][fig.][noun][noun]
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    Kampfeinsätze erlebte dieser SS-General eigenem Bekunden zufolge als beflügelnden "Kriegsrausch".
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    "intoxication of battle"?
    Author pfarrer83919 (292595) 26 Dec 13, 03:30
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    war intoxication
    intoxication of war
    #1AuthorKai (236222) 26 Dec 13, 03:38
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    ecstasy of war
    #2Author MiMo (236780) 26 Dec 13, 07:05
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    "...experienced battles as the frenzy of war"
    maybe
    #3Authormikefm (760309) 26 Dec 13, 08:14
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    we are talking about as a high/trip/buzz - junkie/addict come to mind, smashed, stoned etc.
    drugged by war - war as a drug
    #4Authornoli (489500) 26 Dec 13, 12:52
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    Evtl. ist ja auch hier was brauchbares dabei : Dictionary: kriegslüstern
    #5Author no me bré (700807) 26 Dec 13, 18:06
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    so far mike's frenzy comes closest (think e.g. feeding frenzy of sharks etc)
    #6Authornoli (489500) 26 Dec 13, 19:04
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    neige noli 4 zu und meine deshalb

    Beflügelnd. elating frenzy...
    #7Author her man (774377) 27 Dec 13, 18:05
    Suggestionthe (adrenaline) rush of war/battle
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    War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (ISBN 1586480499) is a 2002 nonfiction book by Pulitzer Prize journalist Chris Hedges. (...) The Hurt Locker, an Academy Award-winning film, opens with a quotation from the book: "The rush of battle is often a potent and lethal addiction, for war is a drug."
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_Is_a_Force_T...

    Libya unrest: In Misurata, Libya, young men feel the rush of war ...
    06.05.2011 - They moved through the night with names like "the Birds." The fight was primal, about survival from block to block. But at the same time, it was ...
    articles.latimes.com/.../la-fg-libya-young-rebels-201...‎

    'The Hurt Locker,' a complicated hero addicted to the rush of war
    09.07.2009 - In 'The Hurt Locker,' a complicated hero addicted to the rush of war. "The Hurt Locker," Kathryn Bigelow's riveting Iraq war film, is told from the ...
    seattletimes.com/.../2009441672_mr10hurt.html?

    The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and ... - Seite 19
    books.google.de/books?isbn...
    Bob Abernethy, ‎William Bole - 2007
    There is that rush of war. In an ambush, when danger is that present, there is no past. There is no future. You are thrust into the present in a way that is like a drug. I mean, even colors are brighter. War is Zen, and that becomes a very heady ...

    Masters of Battle: Monty, Patton and Rommel at War - Seite lxii
    books.google.de/books?isbn=0141921331
    Terry Brighton - 2009
    His verse longed for the return of 'the horns of mighty Mars' when he could know again 'the white‐hot joy of taking human life'. He had become addicted to the 'adrenaline rush' of war. He wrote to tell Pershing that 'war is the only place where ...

    After the War Zone: A Practical Guide for Returning Troops ... - Seite 53
    books.google.de/books?isbn=0786731958
    Matthew J. Friedman, ‎Laurie B. Slone - 2009
    purchased following deployment to help fill the void created by the change in lifestyle or to replace the excitement and adrenaline rush of war. Be sure to stick to the budget that you and your partner established before you left for deployment to ...
    Comment
    Mein Vorschlag, näher am Wortstamm des Originals, Rausch = auch: rush

    rush
    2. a. Surging emotion:
    10.
    a. The intensely pleasurable sensation experienced immediately after use of a stimulant or a mind-altering drug.
    b. A sudden, brief exhilaration:
    The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/rush

    rush
    26. the initial, intensely pleasurable or exhilarated feeling experienced from a narcotic or stimulant drug.
    Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary
    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/rush
    #8Author mad (239053) 27 Dec 13, 18:20
     
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