This post comprises the beginning of the wartime diaries of Thomas Fredrick Littler. I will post the rest in 2-3 posts. Enjoy!
The introduction below was penned by Fred’s descendent, Chris Littler.
Introduction by Chris Littler
Fred Littler joined the Cheshire Regiment shortly after his 17th birthday in 1914. He trained in Aberystwyth, Cambridge, Northampton and Norwich, before beginning work at Siddley Deasy in Coventry. Read more
A Danish C-130J Hercules transport plane is heading to Iraq alongside Danish support troops. Seven years after bowing out of the U.S.-led occupation, the Danes are joining a new and rapidly expanding military coalition battling the Islamic State militant group. Read more
THE CATALYSTS OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDERS FOR VIETNAM COMBAT VETERANS (con’t)
by Jim Goodwin, Psy.D.
The veterans’ rage is frightening to them and to others around them. For no apparent reason, many will strike out at whomever is near. Frequently, this includes their wives and children. Some of these veterans can be quite violent. This behavior generally frightens the veterans, apparently leading many to question their sanity; they are horrified at their behavior. However, regardless of their afterthoughts, the rage reactions occur with frightening frequency. Read more