Kōrero: First World War

Great War Stories: Bess, war horse (2 o 2)

Many New Zealand horses were used by the mounted rifles in the campaign against the Ottoman forces in Sinai and Palestine from 1916 to 1918. One of those horses was Colonel Powles’s mount, Bess. This Great War Story, which screened in August 2014, describes her war experience.

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Ian McGibbon, 'First World War - Gallipoli and the war against Turkey', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/46405/great-war-stories-bess-war-horse (accessed 22 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Ian McGibbon, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012