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016: Spring 1986

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Newsletter Feb 2018

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Welcome to the February 2018 newsletter of the New Zealand branch WFA


Ep. 19 – Animals in the Great War – Lucinda Moore

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Lucinda Moore, a picture researcher at the Mary Evans Picture Library, discusses her new book Animals in the Great War with Tom Thorpe.  Your browser does not support the audio element. Transcript  Dr Tom Thorpe [TT]: In this week's episo…


Finding the horses for war

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Horses and mules were not a marginal resource for the Army during the First World War - they were to play a crucial role in the Allied victory. Whilst motorised vehicles had started being introduced into the ranks in 1903, the horse still reigned supreme for artillery and cavalry. In 1914 the Army had a completely integrated transport system feat…


Animals in the Great War

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Pages: 117Illustrations: 32ISBN: 9781473838048Published by Pen & Sword: 17th June 2019 There is room for a book on animals in the First World War but this is probably not it - or at least not this edition. With a firmer editorial hand and support on the military history of the First World War much more could have been achieved. Animals in the…


Animal War Heroes (1933) by Peter Shaw Baker

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Though published nearly 90 years ago, Animal War Heroes is as much a delight to read today as I’m sure it was in the 1930s. The format is simple: a series of stories are told each time featuring a different animal. An 85 year old edition is a joy to thumb through - a ‘proper’ hardback, even if it has the smell of something that has sat on a shelf f…