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1945: Treating PTSD during WWII

From the archives: August 11, 1945

Battle Fatigue Cure

A special receiving company is rehabilitating more than 200 soldiers a month, all of them hospital cases and most of them suffering from …

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1945: ‘A hard subsistence peace’ for Germany

From the archives: August 4, 1945

Service News and Gossip

The Potsdam conference decided, as its communique discloses, that Germany is to have a hard subsistence peace. The Reich will be reduced …

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1945: ‘Tropic Lightning’ and more division names

1945: ‘Tropic Lightning’ and more division names

From the archives: August 4, 1945

Badge of the 25th Infantry Division, “Tropic Lightning”

Combat Division Nicknames

A list of popular nicknames of combat divisions of the U.S. Army was compiled by …

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1945: B-29s mine Japanese waters

1945: B-29s mine Japanese waters

From the archives: August 4, 1945

A naval mine drops from a B-29

Japanese Ships Hit Minefields

Japanese shipping is now beginning to feel the intensity of minefield operations planted through the …

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