Madness and the Military
Australia’s Experience of Shell Shock in the Great War
280 Pages, 6 x 9 in
- July 2020
- In Stock
Hailed by experts as both compassionate and instrumental in opening a whole new field of Australian history, it tries to make sense of that forgotten generation of war veterans. It also effectively challenges a number of long-cherished myths surrounding both the commemoration of that war and the treatment of wartime psychological casualties.