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Horses in the First World War (1st of 2)

Horses in the First World War

Horses were needed by the New Zealand army in the Middle East and Egypt during the First World War. It was a great deal hotter and drier than at home, which was tough on both soldiers and horses.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: Album 216 p. 50, n.2
Photograph by A. Rhodes

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Emma Meyer, 'Horses - War', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19284/horses-in-the-first-world-war (accessed 26 July 2017)

Story by Emma Meyer, published 24 Nov 2008