Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

8/11/2012

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

Uncontrollable shaking, terrifying nightmares and severe convulsions were among the most devastating symptoms suffered by the many First World War soldiers who suffered shell shock.

By the end of the war, more than 80,000 men who had endured the horrors of battle were struggling to return to normality. for more click here

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