Surviving the Unthinkable: Citizen Soldiers of Grey
It has been said that the life of a soldier is 90% boredom and 10% sheer terror. What did soldiers do to pass the time and keep their sanity? This exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War by highlighting the experiences of Grey County’s ordinary men in the battlefield as they fought to hold on to their humanity in the face of unspeakable brutality.
As part of this exhibit, we will be displaying photos of people in their military uniforms alongside a photo of him / her as a civilian, to show the contrast between life at home and life on the battlefield.