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Armenian female fighters against the Ottoman Turks, c. 1895. Note the huge revolver tacked in the belt of the woman on the left. Both fighters hold their rifles with muzzle to the ground, a widespread manner in those days (but not conducive to safety since this is a good way of picking up dirt and other foreign objects from the ground, which could cause serious problems during firing).
Audie Murphy, one of the most highly decorated and famous soldiers (later a successful actor), spoke out candidly about his problems with PTSD (then know as "battle fatigue" or "shell shock"). He was a champion of returning Korean and Vietnam War veterans and called on the goverment to extend health care benefits to address PTSD and other mental health problems suffered by returning war veterans
The Voice of WWII Britain ~ If only Winston was here today.