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The children’s author Michael Morpurgo published War Horse in 1982 long before the growth of interest in the Great War began. He has said many times that little did he realise it would morph …

Soldiers pay moving tribute to 8 million horses, donkeys, and mules who died during the First World War. 1915

In Camp Cody, New Mexico, in 650 officers and enlisted men of the Auxiliary Remount Depot No a Cavalry unit, created this human horse head in tribute to the horses lost in WWI.

The supply system of the Finnish Army was almost exclusively based on horse-drawn supply convoys since mobility in roadless terrain was deemed vitally important - not that Finland in the 1920’s could have afforted even a modest motorization of it´s forces. Should mobilization of the Field Army be needed, the law forced the agrarian nation to give up most of the civilian horses for the use of the Army.

The supply system of the Finnish Army was almost exclusively based on horse-drawn supply convoys since .

The Lakenhalle (Cloth Hall), Ypres, in flames, 22 November 1914. [Photo Anthony, Ypres, Stedelijke Musea, Ieper]

The Lakenhalle (Cloth Hall), Ypres, in flames, 22 November [Photo Anthony…

Scythian horse fully equipped with reproductions of horse accoutrements found in ancient Scythian chief grave.

BEREL, Kazakhstan, IV-V C. And I thought Scythian art was being fantastical when depicting the ornamentation!

A mule of the 4th Division in a limber team just hit by a shell splinter at Remy during the Battle of the Drocourt-Queant Line on the Western Front in France during World War I in September 1918 - pin by Paolo Marzioli

The horrors of war. 8 million horses dead in WWI .

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