Shellshock

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We saw men walking about with their eyes open but they couldn't see anything at all - "they weren't living in this world".

In this clip Rupert Rees from Aberdare tells how his uncle succumbed to shellshock during World War One and his subsequent move to a hospital in Bridgend with many fellow sufferers.

"Coming back form the hospital I remember my mother grabbing hold of my hand - tightly - as if to say - you're not going".

From: All Our Lives: Tears and Telegrams
First broadcast : 21 January, 1994

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