Student Research Paper
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Civil War Era Studies
During the First World War, British officers, primarily upper class, struggled to adapt to trauma within the boundaries of social expectations. Viewing the combat experience and letters of Jack Peirs during the battle of Passchendaele offers insight into how officers experienced the war, explained it to their families, and coped with trauma.
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Tracey, Jonathan, "Jack Peirs, Third Ypres, and Control" (2018). Student Publications. 607.