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The conditions aboard naval vessels and the nature of combat certainly posed significant psychological challenges. Records of sailors experiencing traumatic events, sleep disturbances, or flashbacks may not have been labeled as PTSD back then, but the historical accounts can give us a glimpse into the hardships they endured.
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It’s important to continue exploring historical records to better understand the experiences of naval veterans and the psychological toll of their service.