True or false: men with 'shell-shock' were considered cowards.
True. At first, it was thought that men were simply pretending to be ill to get out of fighting. Towards the end of the war, the term 'shell-shock' was banned and these men were labelled as 'Not Yet Diagnosed Nervous (or 'Not Yet Dead Nearly', as soldiers nicknamed it). Today, it's known as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.