Warfare in News

Posted on Friday 20th March

On Sunday, 22 March the Museum of Somerset will be hosting a research symposium focusing on a wide range of research relating to the events of 1914-1918 and the effects on the county of Somerset.

Suzie Grogan, author of Shell Shocked Britain is among the guest speakers, and will be speaking on the subject of the impact of the First World War on mental health.

Tickets for the event are still available, contact the Museum of Somerset to book your place (tel 01823 255088). Full details and speaker listing are available via the Somerset Remembers website.

Further Reading

Shell Shocked Britain

Only £19.99

Shell Shocked Britain

(Hardback - 160 pages)
by Suzie Grogan

We know that millions of soldiers were scarred by their experiences in the First World War trenches, but what happened after they returned home?

Suzie Grogan reveals the First World War's disturbing legacy for soldiers and their families. How did a nation of broken men, and 'spare' women cope?

In 1922 the British Parliament published a report into the situation of thousands of 'service patients', or mentally… Read more...

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