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Soldiers sacrifice their mental health at war. Seeing all of the gruesome gore, witnessing mass deaths and being involved in stressful situations often leaves a soldier with post-traumatic stress disorder. When a soldier returns home they often cannot go back to their lives like everything is perfectly fine. They have to alter their life because of the war. War can cause men to suffer.

A shell shocked soldier in the trenches during World War One. Cover image of the book "Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain, written by Fiona Reid.

When I was in this had evolved into "We the unwilling, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, with so little, for so long that we are now uniquely qualified to do the impossible with nothing."

Funny pictures about The definition of war. Oh, and cool pics about The definition of war. Also, The definition of war.

Second World War hand grenade

Nature versus war: How helmets, grenades and guns discarded during World War II have been swallowed up by tree trunks in Russia. Makes you wonder what other things over time have been swallowed never to be seen again.

Announcement for an 1855 slave auction in Kentucky. Jesus. People who say that the blacks need to "get over it" are heartless. I am ashamed of how we built this country.

slave sale poster - Makes me sad that this happened. How can one human think that another can be owned and sold like a piece of furniture.

One of the saddest images I've ever seen. What makes you go to work and an hour later you are committing suicide? Put your characters into situations that go against their nature.

Two people holding hands after jumping. I wonder what the story is behind this photo. Were they friends or lovers? Or just two strangers who were too scared to jump alone? It shows that people need a helping hand even in their final moments.

Three Japanese snipers elected to shoot it out during the battle for Leyte Island. Marine bullets drilled the Nips & they dropped into the muddy water of a bomb crater, where they sought shelter in a running rifle fight. 1944. PhoM1c. Harry R. Watson (Coast Guard). Exact Date Shot Unknown....

Three Japanese snipers elected to shoot it out during the battle for Leyte Island. Yankee bullets drilled the Japanese and dropped them in a the muddy water of a bomb crater, where they sought shelter in a running rifle fight.

Towards the end of WWII, the Germans were sending boys between the ages of 14…

rafsimonsicarussurgit: “ A young German boy soldier crying in fear while being yelled at by an officer ” A still from Die Brücke, 1959

A soldier runs from the battlefield with two small Vietnamese children in his arms. [Vietnam War 1955 - 1975]

This image shows an American soldier risking his life to save two Vietnamese children during a fight. This is bravery. A man risking his life to save the enemy's children Only The American Soldier Would Do This !

korean war.>>>Don't hear much about Korean Conflict vets. I know a few…

Korean war 1950 - Don't hear much about Korean Conflict vets. Thank You for serving.

This is most likely the first photo of a KIA in World War II. This German soldier was killed on the first day of the German invasion of Poland, September 1, 1939, precisely at Hill 179, near Chojnice.

this is most likely the first photo KIA in World War II! this poor German soldier was killed on the first day of the German invasion of Poland, September precisely at Hill 179 near Chojnice

The lack of soldiers in this photo could imply that the survivors of a charge are returning to their trench after going "over the top."

British soldier advance across barbed wire in No Man's Land (kink in hip after a day of that)

Kathrine Switzer marathon. First woman to break the barrier & run in the Boston marathon. It took another 5 years before woman were allowed to run. 1967. These photos are when she was being attacked by an official.

LOOK: Women Weren't Allowed To Do This -- But She Did It Anyway

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

After being in combat the soldier reflects on the destruction that surrounds him.  'Lifting distressful hands' - Wilfred Owen http://www.badasscontent.com/bijbelsherdenken

Peter Corlett, Man in the mud. For Australians, the horrific face of modern battle was first seen during the First World War. History and WWI

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One of the Hitler Youth soldiers getting an Iron Cross. Last days of the war.

Female Pilot of the US Women's Air Force Service, 1943. The women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) flew military aircraft during non-combat missions throughout the United States' involvement in World War II.

“A pilot of the U. Women’s Air Force Service at Avenger Field, Texas, in by Peter Stackpole (via LIFE) Happy Women's History Month!

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