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Premières lueurs. Mon combat contre le trouble de stress post-traumatique by Roméo Dallaire , Translated by Paul Gagné and Lori Saint-Martin

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Traumatized by witnessing genocide on an imponderable scale in Rwanda, Roméo Dallaire, reflects on the nature of PTSD and its impact on his life since 1994, and on how he motivates himself and others to humanitarian work despite his constant struggle. Though he had been a leader in peace and war in the Canadian Army, his PTSD led to his medical dismissal from the Canadian Forces in April 2000, a blow that almost killed him. But he crawled out of the hole he fell into after he had to take off the uniform, and he has been inspiring people to give their all to multiple missions ever since, from ending genocide to eradicating the use of child soldiers to revolutionizing officer training so that our soldiers can better deal with the muddy reality of modern conflict zones and to revolutionizing our thinking about the changing nature of conflict itself.

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French, translated from English

Non-Fiction

2017

9782764808917

Editions Libre Expression

Montreal

2017

232

softcover