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No one knew how to treat soldier suffering from shell shock in the First World War, so doctors tried everything including shaming, blaming, and electric shocks.
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In November 2002, a disturbing incident showed that the stigma against soldiers with shell shock has not gone away. Read Mark Reid's article: Off the Rails (includes link to the 2003 Morin report).
You can read the June 2003 Report of the Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs of the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence: Occupational Stress Injuries: The Need for Understanding
Prisoners of war during the Korean War suffered the added injury of having their loyalty called into question.
It was all so devilishly simple — huge ships made of ice would sink Hitler.
Project explores Japanese-Canadians experience of dispossession during the Second World War.
David O’Keefe discusses his book One Day in August, which re-examines the tragic Dieppe Raid by Canadian forces during the Second World War.