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.

A Spitfire (front) and a Hurricane patrolling the coast during the Battle of Britain, in 1940. The RAF relied on these fighters to confront the huge waves of German bombers and fighters that attacked Britain from Norway, France and the Netherlands during August and September. Though severely outnumbered, British pilots managed to inflict considerable losses to the German air force, finally forcing the German command to postpone the invasion of Britain; they'd turn later to find hell in the…

A Spitfire (front) and a Hurricane patrolling the coast during the Battle of Britain, in Not Griffin engined Spits from about Might be remembering BoB.

Luftwaffe pilots during the Battle of Britain - 1940

Luftwaffe pilots relaxing during the Battle of Britain, Aug 1940

Johnny Johnson (Wing Commander James E Johnson) The top RAF fighter ace, shooting down 38 German planes. Seen here with his pet labrador Sally - Battle of Britain 1940

peerintothepast: “Johnny Johnson (Wing Commander James E Johnson): The top RAF fighter ace, shooting down 38 German planes. Seen here with his pet labrador Sally - Battle of Britain 1940 ”

Columbia Broadcasting reporter in London, Edward R. Murrow who kept Americans abreast of the stiff  resistance of the British to the German attacks during the "Battle of Britain" (1940-1941) -- as America officially stayed neutral.  Corbis / Bettmann Evans

Columbia Broadcasting reporter in London, Edward R. Murrow who kept Americans abreast of the stiff resistance of the British to the German attacks during the "Battle of Britain" -- as America officially stayed neutral Corbis / Bettmann

Battle of Britain, RAF, 1940 | Battle of Britain: In Praise of the RAF | LIFE.com

October 1940 RAF ground crew relaxing in shade of the wing of a Hurricane fighter plane in between sorties during the Battle of Britain.

The  Battle of Britain took place between August and September 1940. After the success of Blitzkrieg, the evacuation of Dunkirk and the surrender of France, Britain was by herself. The Battle of Britain remains one of the most famous battles of World War Two.

The Battle of Britain took place between August and September After the success of Blitzkrieg, the evacuation of Dunkirk and the surrender of France, Britain was by herself. The Battle of Britain remains one of the most famous battles of World War Two.

Pilot Officer Hukum Chand Mehta was one of the twenty four Indians sent to the United Kindom in1940. The Indians arrived on October 8, 1940, at the height of Battle of Britain, but by the time their training was completed, it would be April 1941. Mehta would be one of the six pilots who went to Fighter command. He joined 43 Squadron.

Browse 75 Years Since The Battle Of Britain Began latest photos. View images and find out more about 75 Years Since The Battle Of Britain Began at Getty Images.

Pilot Officers Jan Zumbach (left) and Miroslaw Feric, two Polish fighter pilot aces playing with the Squadron's mascot - Battle of Britain 1940

Pilot Officers Jan Zumbach (left) and Miroslaw Feric, two Polish fighter pilot aces playing with the Squadron’s mascot - Battle of Britain 1940

The  Battle of Britain took place between August and September 1940. After the success of Blitzkrieg, the evacuation of Dunkirk and the surrender of France, Britain was by herself. The Battle of Britain remains one of the most famous battles of World War Two.

The Battle of Britain took place between August and September After the success of Blitzkrieg, the evacuation of Dunkirk and the surrender of France, Britain was by herself. The Battle of Britain remains one of the most famous battles of World War Two.

The Battle of Britain, 1940

During the Battle of Britain, a British pilot describes the combat in the skies.

Royal Air Force ace Pilot Officer Albert Gerald Lewis DFC, of 85 Squadron, climbs out of his plane after an air battle in the skies over England - Battle of Britain - 1940

Royal Air Force ace Albert Gerald Lewis DFC, of 85 Squadron, climbs out of his plane after an air battle in the skies over England - Battle of Britain - 1940

Maintenance - Battle of Britain - 1940 "What a job-cold, wind, rain, early morning, waiting for pilots to return. Phew"

Scene during the Battle of Britain, RAF Fighter Command airfield, William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

Thomas Grey, VC (posthumous) of 12 Squadron, RAF, rear gunner/navigator to Fairey Battle PH-K, who died with Flying Officer Donald Garland in that aircraft over the Maas bridgehead, 12 May, 1940. Rest in peace.

HU Gray Thomas Royal Air Force: Place and date of deed Belgium 12 May

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