Today, I visited the exhibition 'Shell-shocked: Australia after Armistice' at the Cobb & Co Museum in Toowoomba. As the exhibition claims "after the war comes the battle". Many struggled post-war with physical and mental health problems, mothers grieved for sons with no known burial place, and war widows tried to learn skills to support their families. This was a great interest to me as post-war trauma is a theme of my forthcoming novella, All Quiet on the Western Plains. The exhibition runs until 6 May. See details at: http://www.cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au/Events+and+Exhibitions/Exhibitions/2014/01/Shell+Shocked#.U1ttyUt-9aQ . Let me know your thoughts if you have seen the exhibition.
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