Tag: Europe after WW1

History Medicine World War One

How Did the Government Affect Veterans’ Living with PTSD? Part 3

The following was written by a guest blogger.  If you’re interested in guest blogger, click here. By George Fairbrother   In 1945 and 1946, 3 million service personnel were de-mobbed, and 16 million workers changed jobs in a comprehensive reorganisation of the civilian workforce.  The new government under Prime Minister Clement Attlee, himself a Great […]

History World War One

How Did the Government Affect Veterans’ Living with PTSD? Part 2

The following was written by a guest blogger.  If you’re interested in guest blogger, click here. By George Fairbrother   Inequality was also reflected in the general health of the country as a whole. Every year, thousands living in overcrowded housing with poor or no sanitation, died of infectious diseases including pneumonia, meningitis, tuberculosis, diphtheria and […]

History World War One

How Did the Government Affect Veterans’ Living with PTSD? Part 1

The following was written by a guest blogger.  If you’re interested in guest blogger, click here. By George Fairbrother   Factors impacting on an ability to cope following horrendous war experiences are varied and incredibly complex.  But to explore just one in isolation: What effect might peacetime social and economic conditions, and the perceived attitude […]

History World War One

World War One Changed the Map

We sometimes think of countries’ names and national borders as being quite stagnant, but they are constantly changing.  The map of Europe today looks more like the map of 1914 than it did the year I was born. Conversely, the 1914 map of the Middle East looks radically different. Europe Changes and Back Again Europe’s map was […]

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