Trauma of war

Rachel Saunders
5 min readFeb 23, 2024
Photo by Ahmed akacha: https://www.pexels.com/photo/boy-sitting-in-broken-car-6929741/

Masters of the Air and Halo season 2 both show the trauma of war in ways that mirror the current Gaza and Ukraine wars, yet even with all the special effects in the world and decent writing they fail to bring the true gravity of war home to viewers. In December 2022 I was fortunate enough to spend two weeks with fifteen Ukrainian PhD students, all of them had personal connections to the ongoing war. While they did not talk specifically about their emotional…

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