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The horse and the war. Illustrated from drawings by Lionel Edwards and from photographs. With a note by Sir Douglas Haig (1918) (14598287637)

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The horse and the war. Illustrated from drawings by Lionel Edwards and from photographs. With a note by Sir Douglas Haig (1918) (14598287637)

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Identifier: horsewarillustra00galt (find matches)
Title: The horse and the war. Illustrated from drawings by Lionel Edwards and from photographs. With a note by Sir Douglas Haig
Year: 1918 (1910s)
Authors: Galtrey, Sidney
Subjects: Great Britain. Army Horses
Publisher: London Country life
Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto



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there are not sufficient of them, and theservices are being utilized of those natives of India, who have been brought toFrance to take their place on the Lines of Communication and at the Fn nt asR.F.A. drivers in Ammunition Columns. They may have been anything inIndia before being recruited and put into khaki, a view which is strengthenedwhen you see them introduced for the first time to our army horses and mules.They seem at first so absolutely heart-breaking and hopeless as a Remount pro-position, but they do—some do—make certain progress, and there can be nodoubt that their shaping into R.F.A. drivers is assisted by the help they werecalled upon to give in the watering, feeding, and exercising of remounts.Mules, one noticed, had the utmost contempt for them. To see a native ofthis class stalking a mule in a kraal and the latter steadily and determinedlywalking away is a sight to make you forget theres a war on. You could not doubt that these followers, drawn as they were from
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