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By Lucinda Moore

ISBN-10: 1473862116

ISBN-13: 9781473862111

Tails from the nice conflict throws a place gentle at the adventure of creatures nice and small in the course of the First international battle, vividly telling their tales during the impressive archival photos of the Mary Evans photograph Library. the iconic public curiosity in Michael Morpurgo’s story of the struggle horse unearths an enthusiasm for the animal viewpoint on conflict, yet what of the untold tales of the warfare puppy, the ditch rat or maybe the ship’s pig?

Through unmatched entry to not often obvious illustrated wartime magazines, books and postcards, notice the ocean lions who have been expert to observe submarines, and witness the carcass of the 61ft mine-destroying ask yourself whale. Meet the puppy that introduced a sailor again from the threshold of dying, and encouraged a Hollywood legend. See how depictions of animals have been powerfully manipulated through the propaganda computer on each side, and the way the presence of animals may perhaps carry a lot wanted or even lifesaving companionship and cheer amid the carnage of war.

As the centenary of the good warfare is honored around the globe, take a well timed trip through the lens of Mary Evans wartime pictures, and wonder on the frequently neglected yet major contribution and adventure of animals at struggle. by means of turns outstanding, heart-warming and infrequently downright strange, Tails from the nice warfare champions the little-known tale of the bison, the chameleon, the canary et al in wartime.

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