Studies on Civil and War Heroism: A Mini-Review Studies on Documented Historical Cases of Civil and War Heroism: A Mini-Review

Hannes Rusch, Hannes Rusch
2016 Heroism Science   unpublished
This mini-review identifies and briefly describes a total of 12 published studies investigating aspects of war and civil heroism by analyzing larger data sets on documented historical cases of such behavior. Eleven of these studies focus on either Carnegie Medal or Medal of Honor recipients. These two most prominent data sources are briefly characterized and directions for future research are pointed out.