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The Diggers' Menagerie: Mates, Mascots and Marvels - True Stories of Animals Who Went to War

By Barry Stone

The attention-grabbing tales of Australian and New Zealand squaddies and the animals that experience followed them, from the Boer battle via to the clash in Afghanistan. From the Boer warfare to the clash in Vietnam, from the Somme to Afghanistan, from beasts of burden and bomb detectors to services of companionship and light-weight reduction for the lads and ladies in warfare, animals have performed an essential function in Australian army campaigns. canine, cats, pigeons, camels and horses between others, all took half. right here Barry Stone records, via letters, journals, pictures and first-hand debts, the tales of the myriad creatures who went off to numerous wars with Australian squaddies - including a poignant layer to our army historical past. Highlighting person tales, he follows not only their wartime adventures, yet at times what occurred to animals after the wars had ended, who survived and the way.

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