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CANCELLED : 'Animals in Palestine' with Gareth Davies

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Gareth Davies will talk about the role of horses and camels in the Palestine Campaign. Focusing on the actions of mounted units including the Yeomanry, Light Horse and the Camel Corps


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…


The Roles Animals Played in the First World War Competition

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  This year’s Western Front Association 'Project with Prizes' asks 12-14 year old secondary school students to think about the roles animals played in the First World War. Using examples from Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse as their starting point, students are invited to submit either: 1) One or two passages in which an animal describes their war…


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…