Fear and Courage in Trench Warfare

Western Front Association Milton Keynes Branch

Friday, 12th April 2019 from 7.30 to 9.30 pm
Roman Park Residents’ Club, 1 Constantine Way, Bancroft Park. Milton Keynes MK13 0RA

The presentation considers the way fear was expressed and controlled in trench warfare; and the ways in which stoicism, manliness and the norms of the early 20th century society assisted in its control and provided models of courage.

Peter Hodgkinson is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, who has over 30 years of experience in providing assessments in a medico-legal setting. With his professional background, one of Peter’s main interests is in both the individuals who fought and the ways in which they coped. He is also a military historian and author specialising in the First World War.

Members of the public welcome. Refreshments available. A donation covers costs and a raffle.

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