Gravure 1872 - Le Tondage général des Chevaux dans l'armée
CAMEROON Musgu Chief, antique print, 1870
Soldiers Paying Tribute
Soldiers Paying Tribute to the horses and donkeys that died
This is Nelson, a real war horse that fought in WW1 along side his human, Alfred Henn. Until his death in 2000, Alfred kept a photograph of his war horse he had cherished as a young soldier.
Young cavalry soldier, WWI
Beautiful Animal Mouse Pad Wild Horses
This is a 9.25" x 7.75" rectangular mouse pad. It is 1/4 inch thick, NOT the cheap 1/8 inch ones around which warp and peel. This is high quality mouse pad, it will last for years and it is washable.
Reckless. She was BELOVED by the Marines. They took care of her better than they took care of themselves – throwing their flak jackets over her to protect her when incoming was heavy, risking their own safety.
Horses in the Great War are as much a symbol of that conflict as the mud of Passchedaele or the gas mask. Veterans I interviewed in the 1980s had harrowing, often terribly sad memories of animals they had cared for at the front, and in my Great War photo archive I have literally hundreds of images showing a beloved horse, special to a particular soldier who brought them home.
Unshakeable courage of the real War Horses: The eight million forgotten animals who were killed on the frontline