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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.

from The Atlantic

The Forgotten Female Shell-Shock Victims of World War I

Women and PTSD in WWI: The Forgotten Women with Shell shock. Same story, different century.


thateventuality: “ Scan - Olivia and George Harrison, Tasmania, 1982, from George’s camera. Scanned from Living in the Material World. ““He was shell-shocked from the whole Beatle experience. Literally shell-shocked. He hated loud noises. And imagine...

from Flatspot

HUF Shell Shock Bucket Hat Olive Shell Shock

Huf Shell Shock Bucket Hat Olive Shell Shock at Flatspot