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WW1. The surprising thing to me is not the number of men who understandably broke down in this hell-hole, but the number who did not.


20 Scary Real Photos

The severe effects of shellshock, what we now know as PTSD, on a WWI soldier


Shaped by War: Photographs by Don McCullin

Don McCullin is one of the greatest war photographers. This is just one of many, many of his images. They are stunning.


The Forgotten Female Shell-Shock Victims of World War I

The Forgotten Female Shell-Shock Victims of World War I — Studies about the mental-health impact of the war have focused almost exclusively on men, to the detriment of the women who suffered on the front lines and the home front. | The Atlantic


CO2 mon amour par Denis Cheissoux

Guerre de 14-18. "A un moment donné, le seul moyen de communication qu'ils (les vétérans) aient, c'est les larmes. Ils ne peuvent plus raconter". Maire de Craonne, Noël Genteur dans "CO2 Mon Amour" du 08/11/14 ("Le chemin des dames, vu par le maire de Craonne, maraîcher bio"). WWI image. Sources ? Clic 2X pour écouter.


A shell-shocked British soldier captured by the Germans during WW1, Shell shock was a common cause of crippling injury, usually without any physical trauma. Shell-shocked troops suffered from the effect of blast on the central nervous system experiencing severe disorientation, deafness, emetic syndrome, trembling, and often inability to stand.


Disturbing Pathe footage from World War One reveals devastating effects of shell shock on soldiers as they were treated in pioneering Devon hospital

At Seale Hayne hospital in Newton Abbott, a doctor called Arthur Hurst, an army major, believed he could cure every shell shock victim.

In their own words: The unpublished photos and letters from the frontline on the 90th anniversary of the Armistice


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