Wednesday 8 June 2016

TNA podcast: Shell-shocked Britain - WW1 and trauma

The National Archives in England ( has a new podcast online entitled Shell-Shocked Britain: Understanding the lasting trauma of the First World War. This is a 50 minute talk from researcher Suzie Grogan which "reveals the First World War’s legacy for soldiers and looks at the impact of the Spanish influenza outbreak, air raids on the Home Front, the trauma experienced by the survivors, and why the conflict still resonates into the 21st century".

The podcast can be listened to on the archive's media pages at or downloaded for free from iTunes for portable devices.


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